“Praise God for the Son of David! Blessings on the one who comes in the name of the Lord! Praise God in highest heaven!”
From the Vicarage
I would like to invite you to join me on a journey - a journey through Holy Week, which begins on Palm Sunday. A spiritual journey which saw the last events in Jesus's life.
I will be sharing words, images and music with you here, over the next seven days, to help us reflect on what this journey means to us and to hear what God might be saying to us on that journey.
Easter Saturday, 11 April 2020
"Find time today to be present in that place of waiting. There is treasure to be found in the sacred peace. Listen to this version of the famous Taizé song, 'Oh Lord, hear my prayer'."
Easter Sunday, 12 April 2020
"Some would say that the best part of receiving a present is the joy of unwrapping it. Our natural curiosity draws us to seek what’s inside..."
Maundy Thursday, 9 April 2020
"Look at this painting by the Pre-Raphaelite painter Ford Madox Brown, depicting Jesus washing Peter’s feet. What does Peter’s expression show about this moment?"
Holy Wednesday, 8 April 2020
"...God will be glorified, even though there will be pain and brokenness. Look at this photo. Kintsugi is the Japanese art of restoring broken pottery by mending the cracks with..."
Holy Tuesday, 7 April 2020
""What things might God be asking you to lose and keep? Speak to God in prayer about how you feel. Listen to this version of the famous hymn 'All to Jesus I Surrender'...
Holy Monday, 6 April 2020
"Look at this painting by the artist Wayne Forte. Pouring oil over Jesus’ feet may have caused a stir in Lazarus’ house, but for Mary, it was her true act of worship..."