There are two situations which I have felt prayerfully close to this week: Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in court in Iran faced with a second set of charges; and the gender-based violence which has seen so many women speak out this week following the murder of Sarah Everard. Perhaps these two situations have nothing in common; one... Continue Reading →
Whispers of the hope of Easter It has struck me over the Triduum (Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday) that our emotions in this current state of lockdown are perhaps heightened to something more like that of the disciples as they watched Jesus, and all of their hopes, crucified all of those years ago.... Continue Reading →
Bread and jam or daily bread? Bread winner or maker? Bread of life or of love? Bread with raise or that which draws gaze? Bread of diversity: naan, chapattis, pita, flat bread, baguette, garlic bread and pizza…. It is kneaded - it grows, it feeds, it permeates The bread of love The body of Christ... Continue Reading →
#527 #excitingprop for a #trainingsession I've been preparing for...what are your first thoughts when you look at it? What do you think is inside? Would you be tempted to delve further into the box? #temptation #matthew4v1to11
#526 #machamoment 魔茶 #japaneseteaceremony is a beautiful way to show #hospitality through tradition and ritual. It's giving the best you have and observing appropriate etiquette on what to say and what not to say. It's really lovely to prepare as I consider how Jesus contributed to hospitality at the #weddingatcana for my #sundaysermon #john2v1to11
#509 #followthestar #bethlehem #nativity #watchingandwaiting #advent I love this particular star, especially as it's older than me!