Message from the Bishop of Newcastle on VE 75 Anniversary

A message from Right Reverend Christine Hardman Bishop of Newcastle on 8th May 2020 the 75 anniversery of VE Day. It has contributions, reflections and prayer from the Duchess of Northumberland, the Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland, and Sue Winfield and Robin Brims, the Lord Lieutenant and Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear. Also, Betty Archibald who was 15 years old on VE Day and shares her memories.

 

Thought of the Week

If we understand suffering to be whenever we are not in control, then we see why some form of suffering is absolutely necessary to teach us how to live beyond the illusion of control and to give that control back to God and the flow of reality.