On Maundy Thursday I blogged about my annual sense that I’m doing Easter wrong. Every year I regret the fact that I can’t hear the story of Good Friday without also hearing the story of Easter Sunday. That I can’t enter into the pain and disorientation in order to fully appreciate the surprise and theContinue reading “Sunday is coming”
Monthly Archives: June 2017
Living the Lord’s Prayer
In case you haven’t already heard my confession, I grew up in an Anglican church. I realise now that we were so low that we were practically falling out of the bottom of the church, but we still used certain patterns and prayers in our worship. The repetition of these meant that I learnt themContinue reading “Living the Lord’s Prayer”
On the Eve of an Election
Today is June 7th. That would be a perfectly innocuous statement except for the necessary implication that tomorrow is June 8th. And that means tomorrow is election day. Politics has a way of bringing out the worst in us at the best of times, and the heightened atmosphere of an election only compounds the problem.Continue reading “On the Eve of an Election”
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