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‘Muse’ – musings on Social Isolation

This sci-fi, dystopian film (2015) shows how loneliness and despair can predispose vulnerable people into settling for a dangerous second best to provide  meaningful interaction – in this case a half-human, half technological being called ‘muse’. Although exciting at first, this physically perfect yet psychologically flawed innovation, ends up boring and ensnaring Jack, who paid […]

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The Sanctity of Human Life

Today in the USA is the National Sanctity of Human Life Day. What a welcome opportunity to remind ourselves of why human life is so precious, and deserves protection from conception to natural death. The Bible affirms that we are made in the image of God,  that not one sparrow falls to the ground without […]

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What the Corona virus cannot take away

When we reflect on 2020, it seems that as human beings we have lost so much. In the material world, we have lost the third spaces we were used to visiting for leisure and social connection. Some of us have lost our homes due to evictions or foreclosures. We have lost physical contact with familiar […]