Celebrating

Happy Easter! We had some much needed holiday last week and had a fantastic time in the sunshine. With the joy of Easter in full flow, this week I wanted to share some things to celebrate – little wins, everyday blessings, places where we’ve found joy. Firstly, looking back to just before the Easter week,Continue reading “Celebrating”

Turning over tables

It is Holy Week – the days leading up to the high point of the Christian year: the death and resurrection of Jesus. This is a week of high drama, as Jesus enters the holy city of Jerusalem and faces off with the powers and authorities – the corrupt religious leaders, the oppressing rule ofContinue reading “Turning over tables”

Shine a light!

Yesterday I had a wonderful cycle ride in the bright sunshine of Sunday morning – up to the village of Flamborough (about 6 miles away) to speak at their Sunday morning service of worship. I was invited by Revd. Jane, partly to connect with them about my role as Multiply Minister for Bridlington, and alsoContinue reading “Shine a light!”

Prayers for the Climate and Ecological Emergency

Over the past few months I have been encouraged, challenged, inspired and refreshed by a series of prayers written by Rev. Jon Swales – Prayers for the Climate and Ecological Emergency. I first met Jon a few years ago. I spent a few days with him as part of a training placement I did, whichContinue reading “Prayers for the Climate and Ecological Emergency”

Wet and Cold

Rain. It was obviously going to come sooner or later, especially in the North of England: our first time when we needed to get somewhere while it was raining. On Sunday morning the heavens opened at the same time that I was getting child1 and child2 ready to go out to church – a cycleContinue reading “Wet and Cold”