Lent is Coming

So, it's time for Lent. For once, I haven't been on top of exactly when it's coming, as after four years of doing #bigread, we've taken a break this year (it's a huge amount of work, you know) - materials remain available online. Anyway, Lent starts Wednesday, with Easter Day 5th…

#Advent20

Been enjoying the company of others around the country on Brian Draper's #Advent20 series - and the poem below got me thinking about the pressures on so many on the Christmas season.. being away or abroad for several Christmas's can make you think differently... (hence e-card, rather than paper cards)…

#Advent20: Tunnelling

I've got a couple of Anne Lamott books on the shelves after Greenbelt this year, so this quote via Brian Draper chimes and challenges: “My understanding of incarnation is that we are not served by getting away from the grubbiness of suffering. Sometimes we feel that we are barely pulling…

#Advent20

Love this quote from today (#(digi)disciple-ship in being): 'To be a witness does not consist in engaging in propaganda, nor even in stirring people up, but in being a living mystery. It means to live in such a way that one’s life would not make sense if God did not…