Palm Sunday by Malcolm Guite

Now to the gate of my Jerusalem, The seething holy city of my heart, The saviour comes. But will I welcome him? Oh crowds of easy feelings make a start; They raise their hands, get caught up in the singing, And think the battle won. Too soon they’ll find The challenge, the reversal he is…

‘This Covid’ a reflection

So much suffering and even still searing these Covid years with strange patterns like wood worm in a fallen branch dying without goodbyes, kisses, words of love hanging in grieving hearts – still medical workers in exhaustion slipping grips, in many failures suffering and with courage and compassion standing beside – even still suffering in…

‘In the Garden’ by Ros Murphy

Surely it is no accident that the parable of beginnings is set in a garden… There, God and humans in harmonious collaboration could create Paradise. Just a fantasy? A story from long ago? Rather, a life-truth’. Understanding resonating with deep experiences. For, wherever we work with the raw ingredients, water, soil, sunlight and vegetation, we…