Reverend David Jones of Greenfield Chapel, Llanelli writes for Llanelli Online

A perfect score for having faith

With a hundred nations competing and an estimated 2500 athletes ready to go the Winter Olympics begin in the South Korean city of Pyeongchang this week.

Sixteen days of competition with fifteen sports and top-notch athletes hoping to achieve new records of...

A random act of kindness helps

Thought for the week by Reverend David Jones

I’m not much of a gardener but at this time of year I always look forward to seeing the daffodil push their way through the hard ground.

Well, here we are on the last day of January and they’re doing just that! A good sign that spring is nearly...

Reality check for life after Cinderella

‘O yes it is – O no it’s isn’t’ you’ve guessed. I’ve just come back from the Friendship Theatre groups pantomime ‘Cinderella’ at Y Ffwrness. We always take the children of the Junior church and youth club along with parents, grandparents and all those young of heart. Were we disappointed? Certainly not. It must...

The harsh reality of plastic

Thought for the week - Reverend David Jones

For some time now, we’ve it’s been reported that our passion for plastic is causing untold damage to the environment and especially and marine life. The news this week that China to whom we export most of our plastic...

What’s your resolution for 2018?

Thought for the week - Reverend David Jones

How are your new year’s resolutions going? According to latest polls by the middle – end of January most of us seem to have called it a day and slowly, despite our best efforts we’re back to square one before we...

That was the year that was

Thought for the week - Reverend David Jones

The inevitable ‘reviews’ of 2017 will again highlight the major events of the closing year, whether political, international, sport or in the world of entertainment we are going to be reminded, whether we like it or not,...

Herod’s days are numbered

Thought for the week - Reverend David Jones

IS there anything new to say about Christmas? After all, we are so very familiar with the Christmas message of angles and shepherds that we often take the story for granted and without too much thought.

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The comforts of the Inn

Thought for the week - Reverend David Jones of Greenfield Church

CHRISTMAS is always a good time for films on TV. This year’s no exception with old favourites like ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ and ‘It’s a...

Footprints in space

ACCORDING to a news report this week Space debris is becoming a major problem. It seems that there are thousands of objects ranging for abandoned space craft to hand tools such as hammers and spanners which fell from the grasp on astronauts as they maintained their space crafts travelling at high...