Here & now: David Turner
David Turner on asking the right questions
‘God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference.’ The prayer of serenity.
Asking questions is a huge part of everyday life and there are a massive variety of them. There are questions around what to do with your day, what you need from the shop, and one that I tend to ask more often: What should I eat? These are essential to our everyday lives as otherwise we would be unproductive, with empty cupboards and a growing hunger.
Then there are the larger questions in life. The questions about loss are the ones that most concern me and I want to delve into the art of why we ask these questions, what we expect to get out of them and how the answer may affect us…
David Turner is a former youth representative for the URC National Synod of Wales
This is an extract from an article published in the April 2022 edition of Reform