That darkness will grow until the Sun goes dark on God-forsaking Friday when those who don’t know what they are doing do it anyway with whips, thorns, nails and a Cross. … More Not What We Expected – Look, See, Pray
A sad sabbath silent
no need to be violent
left to go rotten-
unless Death learns to die. … More God’s Son of surprises! Look, See, Pray
Easter Resources Round-Up Here is a selection of links from all over the place that that I hope you find useful for this Easter. This Sunset / Sunrise craft is from my latest book of intergenerational resources, ‘Broken Bits and Weirdness’. Links on the right to buy from Amazon, as paperback of e-book instant download. … More Easter Resources Round-Up
This year the “lock down” is forcing many of us to be quieter and isolated. Others are facing the pressure of long days with children restricted to home. Some are stricken by money worries or concerns about jobs. May we all find a way to let Jesus set our rhythm. … More There and back again- Look, See, Pray
Here is a round-up of Lent resources from The Reflectionary, with some Holy Week items as well. Enjoy! (And if you like this post, please share it with others who would find it useful too. If each person reading this passes it on to just one extra, that’s a lot of free resources to help … More Last-minute Lent Resources
Dangerous talk, that. I know Jesus has been trying to explain to us, but I don’t think I get it yet. Perhaps it will be clearer in a few days. I’m so sleepy. Eh, what? Sorry, Rabbi, what was that? You’re going to pray over there. Sure, we’ll wait here, there’s a good-sized rock to sit by. We’ll be close, just call out if you want us. Peter and me, we’ll stay here and keep watching. You think someone will be coming along soon? Right, right. Don’t go too far, we don’t want to lose you! … More Gethsemane. Look, See, Pray
We reach the climax of the whole story this week as we walk through Jesus’ life and ministry from Christmas to Easter. Linking the Old Testament with the familiar story of the New, we see Jesus as the new Moses, the New David, the one promised from before eternity, the substance of former shadows. And … More The Big Story – Holy Week
Maundy Thursday- a journey into the night. A time for tears, sorrow, a time to reflect, repent, and remember. … More Into the Night – Look, See, Pray.
Some ideas for a Maundy Thursday with more of the punch that it had the first time round. … More Maundy Thursday – What really needs cleaning?
[Click here for printable Puzzle Pages (PDF) – Third Sunday of Lent] This year I have updated the Puzzle Pages to link more closely with the Lenten Tree Activity. They will still stand on their own, or you can access the original Puzzle Pages via the link in the menu. Puzzle Pages are downloadable A4 … More Puzzle Pages – Lent 3