The Olympics starts today! The opening ceremony is to be held at the stadium in Stratford, East London and promises to be the best one yet!
Listening to Radio 4′s Thought for the Day this morning, Canon Duncan Green, the head of multi-fatih chaplaincy for the London Organising Committee, talked about the excitement, the anticipation- the ‘are we there yet’ feeling!
It’s a great chance to listen to how this enormously mammoth event, through all it’s troubles and commercialisation still brings people from all over the world to celebrate and be together in harmony with a common purpose.
Thought for the Day is also a really good opportunity to listen to a number of speakers from many different faith backgrounds talking about current issues and happenings. It’s only on for a few moments at about 7.45 am every week day morning.
But you can always listen to it again, follow the link on Faith Goes Walkabout or direct from the BBC.You can also find your favourite speakers and listen to their broadcasts again or read the whole script.
Make it a favourite then you can always access the broadcasts.
So in between the events and when you have some space for reflection it’s well worth a second chance.
Rev’d Sue Martin
Curate at Gayton Group of Parishes