Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 16/8/2020

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Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday 16th August 2020. Daily we see on the news the number of deaths from the coronavirus. A very much larger number of people will, of course, be grieving those deaths. I have been thinking this week about how we deal with grieving. The first thing… Read more »


Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 9/8/2020

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Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday 9th August 2020. A few thoughts today about ‘Success’ and ‘Failure’. It is human nature that we all want to succeed in life and that we all hate failure. First, a few thoughts about failure. Sometimes we can fail to do things by simply not… Read more »


Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 2/8/2020

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Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday 2nd August 2020. I wonder if you are aware of the expression ‘wwilfing’. In case you are not, ‘wwilf’ stands for ‘What was I looking for’. ‘Wwilfing’ is what you do when you do a search on the internet and spot what looks like an… Read more »


Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 26/7/2020

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Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday 26th July 2020. As we all know, the highest British award for courage is the Victoria Cross, which bears the inscription, ‘For Valour’. One of the earliest recipients of the Victoria Cross was a 20 year old midshipman, Charles Lucas, for bravery during the Crimean… Read more »


Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 19/7/2020

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During this period, where we are unable to meet together in church, Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday 19th July 2020. Over the past few days I have been reflecting on ‘Healing’. We tend to think of healing as recovering from an injury or from a physical or mental illness, but… Read more »


Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 12/7/2020

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During this period, where we are unable to meet together in church, Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday 12th July 2020. Today I have two themes, instead of the usual one – Fear and Happiness. It is difficult to talk about one without the other, because Fear is the enemy of… Read more »


Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 5/7/2020

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During this period, where we are unable to meet together in church, Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday 5th July 2020. The easing of restrictions on church services leads me, in a roundabout way, to choose ‘Sacraments’ as my theme for this Thought for the Day. The Church of England recognises… Read more »


Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 28/6/2020

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During this period, where we are unable to meet together in church, Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday Sunday 28th June 2020. ‘Compassion’ is a word not often heard in everyday speech, but it is a trait that is regularly admired in others. For example, throughout the Coronavirus lockdown, we have… Read more »


Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 21/6/2020

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During this period, where we are unable to meet together in church, Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday Sunday 21st June 2020. Whilst trying to think of a theme for my Thought for the Day today, I remembered that exactly three years ago today I conducted the funeral of an old… Read more »


Thought for the Day – Fr Ray Hemingray 14/6/2020

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During this period, where we are unable to meet together in church, Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday 14th June 2020. My theme for today is Temptation! Every time we say the Lord’s Prayer, we ask God not to lead us into temptation. It might be more appropriate to ask God… Read more »