Holidays are a strange affair. I’ve just got back from Switzerland which was lovely! we had a great time, spent most of the week unwinding and relaxing, but by the end of the week there was a desire to come home. Not that I want to be ungrateful for the trip away. Actually it was… Continue reading Humourous Holidays
From the sixth hour until the ninth hour darkness came over all the land. About the ninth hour Jesus cried out in a loud voice, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?– which means, My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? When some of those standing there heard this, they said, He’s calling Elijah. Immediately one… Continue reading Good Friday Blues
I am just back from the Church’s Passover Meal and Maundy Thursday Communion. It has put me in a reflective mood. These three days represent the most serious and significant in the whole of history. Words cannot describe the utter loss and desperation that go with Good Friday. That is until we remember Easter Day.
Someone posted this recently: The Facebook Passion It really is incredible. If you know who the author is let me know so I can credit them.
Well, to paraphrase Slade” It’s HOLY WEEK! This is one of those times of the Church Calendar that I always find myself wishing I had made more of, but which always actually catches me by surprise and unprepared. According to the Wiki: However, most Protestants conduct more informal celebrations of Holy Week, usually including sermons… Continue reading Holy Week 1: Palm Sunday