Predestined to be miserable?

Sep 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Spirituality

During my brief sojourn in a parish where I was the worst incumbent in living memory some of the happiest moments were in the company of a Presbyterian colleague, an old hand who had come through the worst of the Troubles, he was possessed of a dry Ulster wit and an ability to find humour in unlikely situations. Sitting at the meeting of the local Protestant clergy one morning, he decided to bait one on the Methodist ministers, a man who was sensitive and for whom life was a very serious …