The Light of the World

Holman Hunt’s painting The Light of the World inspired me in my journey of faith when I first saw it as a student in London in 1975 and continues to inspire me today. I frequently give those making a decision to follow Christ at our meetings a postcard of the painting. Holman Hunt (1827–1910) was a [...]

2019-05-24T08:47:41+01:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: J.John Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Saint Lucy

December 13th is the Feast Day of St Lucy. You may not have heard of her but her name means ‘light’; it has the same root as ‘lucid’, meaning ‘clear, radiant and understandable’. Unfortunately for us, Lucy’s history does not match up to this. All we really know for certain is that this brave woman [...]

2018-11-06T16:06:34+01:00December 12th, 2017|Categories: J.John Blog|Tags: , , , , |