We’ve spent the last seven weeks taking action in our personal lives, to respond to the call for urgent change for the climate. We’ve given up meat, stopped travelling by car, rid our cupboards of plastic and only bought the essentials. On top of this, we’ve raised our voices by writing to our MPs, asking … Continue reading Living Lent: What next?
“Behold, I will create new heavens and a new earth. The former things will not be remembered, nor will they ever come to mind. But be glad and rejoice forever in what I will create …” Isaiah 65: 17 And so we find ourselves on Easter morning. The day of life is here! With the … Continue reading He is Risen!
Today, on Maundy Thursday, we begin reflecting on the actions that led Jesus to his death. Starting in an upper room, gathered within his friends, Jesus begins to share with his closest ones the details of the next few days. As always, Jesus did not only choose to share his plans simply through words, but … Continue reading Maundy Thursday
And so, we’ve reached the final week of Living Lent. As we’ve travelled through the last seven weeks, the most significant discovery, for me, has been community. As we’ve all attempted to take on our own challenges and have faced our own difficulties and excitement, the opportunity of the Living Lent community groups has been … Continue reading Community Responses – Week Seven
Our Lenten reflections usually begin with Jesus in a wilderness. This year, this image has been particularly appropriate, as through Living Lent we have thought about the ways our climate is in crisis. However, as we draw closer to Easter, this barren setting is replaced with something filled with more life – a garden. In … Continue reading The Easter Garden