Monthly Archives: April 2022

Holy Saturday- Hell could not hold him!

While grief accompanies his companions life stirs the broken body, still entombed, and having given all on that cross, he embraces the darkness, he enters hell, where all held captive are suddenly in the presence of love, as light breaks … Continue reading

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Holy Week- Holy Saturday. Grief

no sleep, silence broken by sobs, nobody wanted to eat, moving around like shadows, disbelief, despair, questions, anger, but most of all numbness, surely this was a bad dream, but the sun rose, and the sounds of the city filtered … Continue reading

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Good Friday- a voice from the crowd…

I only wanted to fit in, to be like all the others, to be liked, to be popular, not so popular that I stood out, rather I wanted to blend in well, not too rich, not too poor, getting along, … Continue reading

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Holy Week- Good Friday

Strange day, I wake, not from the horrors of the night, but to bird song and sunshine, then the sound of children playing in the garden next-door, but the horrors of the night greet me in the Gospel pages, betrayal, … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday 2- knowing

Knowing that he came from God, and was returning to God- the completion of a journey that is still growing within his body the church Jesus rose from the table and washed his disciples feet. Knowing who he was, and … Continue reading

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Holy Week- Maundy Thursday- Remember

A command given, remember, love, serve, dare to be the one who washes the others feet, dare to be the one who kneeling looks into their eyes, dare to be the one who calls all loved, precious, honoured, dare to … Continue reading

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Holy Week- Spy Wednesday… ( Mark 14: 10-12)

There’s a traitor in the camp, he who was for us is now against us, thirty pieces of silver is all it took, or was that 50 pieces, as promises made are now broken, denials, lies and subterfuge seem common … Continue reading

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Holy Week- Tuesday- No figs… ( Mark 11: 12-24)

The time wasn’t right for figs, but Jesus looked for them anyway, did he need a bit of sweetness to combat the rising gall of the coming crucifixion, with the rejections, humiliations and betrayals that would accompany it? Surely a … Continue reading

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Lord of compassion and mercy….

Lord of compassion  and mercy, weaver of dreams, releaser of grace  you play in the unforced rhythms of light and life, take my brokeness and make it a thing of beauty, weave your story into my story, you life into … Continue reading

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Holy Week- Monday- turning tables

The crowds have dispersed, well as much as they can in the packed city, people are worrying about purchasing lambs, the Passover must be observed, the sacrifice must be suitable, there is only one way to guarantee this, you’re going … Continue reading

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