Category Archives: Religion

Hold your corner

I was riveted to the TV screen on Sunday evening. The Augusta Masters golf tournament was coming to a momentous close. I had just got back home. My legs ached, after standing on a pool deck most of Saturday and … Continue reading

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Trying to see I to I

Sunday morning in the church yard. Glaring sunlight. A couple of my fellow parishioners were seated on a bench; the man was wearing dark glasses. I started a conversation with the man, who told me how he was letting his … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Days 38-40)–Learning to make do

As befits a Lenten challenge, it was not going to be easy. Coming to the end of the forty days, I found myself in a situation totally unenvisaged: I was travelling and unable to easily write or post my thoughts. … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 37)–Talk, talk

The next few days may prove very difficult for writing, so ideas without much development may be the order of the day. Discussion. It means many things to each person, but needs to happen. A space is needed for each … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 35)–Yard work

Being Jamaican. Somethings don’t lend themselves to neat definition and brief description. This may be one of those aspects that fall into the ‘you know it when you know it’ category. It may be the same for other nationalities, and … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 34)–What emancipation?

The fight against oppression. Somewhere, at my core, I am extremely happy that my ancestors, having been brought to the Caribbean from Africa in chains, found themselves and their offspring liberated from those shackles, by the British, some 180 years … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 33)–What price those peaches?

Markets. What else would warm the cockles of an economist’s heart? I was talking with someone the other day and let slip that I was trained as an economist. “Are you a Keynesian?” he asked. I laughed and replied that … Continue reading

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