The Brown Envelope - This poem is still as powerful, a year since I first heard it read by Margaret herself. The 'Brown' Envelope. Hopelessly and anxiously Waiting for the brown envelope To be delivered through the mail box Dug open in the belly of the front room Like an open mouth of the lion […]
The Jewish Council for Racial Equality (JCORE) has put together an Interfaith Manifesto for the just treatment of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants https://www.scribd.com/doc/257629079/The-Interfaith-Manifesto The manifesto is open to be signed by leaders of faith communities and organisations across the UK. If you or others you know would like to sign the manifesto, please do […]
Aren't Citizen's Advice brilliant? Today we discussed - in passing - how someone could prove they didn't have a bank account (see below) Quick as a flash, Nick from Chapeltown CAB said: "simple. You do a free credit check using https://www.noddle.co.uk/"* Simple, practical advice: none of this high falutin' philosophical nonsense about the difficulties of […]
Screening of "Leave to Remain" at Heart in Headingley on 10th March http://www.heartcentre.org.uk/whats-on/event-details?cid=all&mc_id=mc_2015-03-10_1101Event Details | Heart - Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centrewww.heartcentre.org.uk- Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre
John Mcknight, on the power of hospitality & welcome. Pure gold. (apologies for the sound) #abcd http://www.abundantcommunity.com/home/posts/john_mcknight/parms/1/post/20130131_the_stranger.htmlPosts: The Stranger (01-31-2013) - Abundant Communitywww.abundantcommunity.comA powerful neighborhood is hospitable; it welcomes strangers, people we don't know. John explains the fullness of what that means and how hospitality enriches our lives.