Articles in the Lent Category
Posted in Lent on 21 February 2013
I have been storing this for a while. Really what I should do is link up to Stephen Cherry’s blog during Lent and stop blogging. What he writes is brilliant: outlined with lots of space, simplicity, but very deep.
Posted in Lent, reading on 19 February 2013
So, after doing loads of school assemblies about Lent and getting children to think of ideas that might help them appreciate Lent, I decided to do something.
Well, I decided to ‘do’ something unproductive.
I decided to read a book. …
Posted in Lent, Rob Bell on 18 February 2013
Well, this could be for any day I guess. But I think this is for this Lent when we seem to get our validation around ‘getting things done’ or subduing Time to our time.
I have had this saved for …
Posted in Lent, thoughts on 1 April 2012
Nothing here about spagheti trees or treacle mines (fondly remembered April Fools on TV of my youth) or even about a Government of millionaires that rewards the rich for their mistakes by cutting help to the poor (…
Posted in Lent, theology on 2 April 2010
I think I am drawn to Good Friday most of all.
Don’t get me wrong: I believe in Easter Sunday, resurrection and hope
But to stay with ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?’ rather than chant hollow …