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Love is… Well… Love is… What exactly is love?  And when Jesus tells his disciples and, well, us, to love one another what on earth does he mean by that?
Risen
We celebrate the resurrection this Easter Sunday
Tuesday of Holy Week
A reflection on John 12:2-26 for Tuesday of Holy Week 2022
memories
Memories are sparked by many things, but so often the catalyst is a smell.  When Mary pours a pound of perfume over Jesus’ feet she is not only anointing him…
a man had two sons…
The prodigal son… a story about forgiveness, grace and even resurrection… isn’t it?  Well, maybe… but perhaps it’s about something more immediate?  Perhaps it’s about the people who are right…
Who are you?
When threatened, Jesus talks about himself as a mother hen protecting her chicks from a fox. I wonder how we would describe ourselves? What is our identity?
testing 1, 2, 3
When Jesus is led out into the wilderness he faces temptations.  But why?  What is the tempter trying to prove?  And how does Jesus pass the tests?
Cross Road
There on the mountain top Jesus is revealed in all his glory.  He is seen for who he really is, God’s son.  This is a moment where the whole story…
Love Wins
Turn the other cheek.  Love your enemies.  Pray for those who treat you badly. You can imagine the people listening.  What?  What did he say?  Doesn’t he know that not…
do not be afraid
I wonder if you know the story of how Jesus calls his first disciples?  My memory of the story is Jesus walking along the shore and he sees Simon and…
No more excuses
What happens when you realise that this whole thing isn’t going to be how you expected?  That thing you have waited for and dreamed of for so long turns out…
read
When Jesus stands up to read the scriptures in his hometown you could hear a pin drop.  Breath is held… eyes are focussed and everyone is waiting to hear what…