Monthly Archives: April 2014

Exercizing our Faith

As part of my Lenten discipline, I made myself join a gym. For many years I have seen the Lenten fast, not as a “giving something up”, but as a “taking something on”. And this year, after being diagnosed with … Continue reading

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Today There is Only Darkness

To each one of us Chris is saying: If you want your life and mission to be fruitful, like mine, do as I do. Be converted into a seed that lets itself be buried. Let yourself be killed. Do not … Continue reading

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Holy Saturday Spirituality

Holy Saturday spirituality is for in-between times. By that virtue alone, it is a holy day among holy days. Author and theologian Frederick Buechner writes that The ancient Druids are said to have taken a special interest in in-between things … Continue reading

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If You Want to be Subversive, Follow Jesus

Here was the truly triumphant procession and the true rejoicing of the season. Shouts of “Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord! greeted their passing. But this was a radical procession that really thumbed its nose … Continue reading

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God with me: Christ with me: God with me

  God with me lying down God with me rising up God with me in each ray of light Nor I a ray of joy without him. Christ with me sleeping Christ with me waking Christ with me watching Every … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Palm Sunday 2014

  Let us enter the city of God today, Rejoicing with the son of God. Let us join the throngs of expectant followers, And shout for joy at Christ’s coming. Let us walk with Jesus towards the cross, Longing still … Continue reading

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Blessed Are Those Who Persecute? by Matt Stone

I have found that when I approach my Pagan neighbours with respect, more often than not they are respectful towards me. And when I listen in order to understand, they are happy to enter into conversation and are open to … Continue reading

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