Archive | 2020/04/15

The Season of Easter – A Reflection

by Musu Taylor-Lewis I met Musu Taylor-Lewis through the local ministerial association in British Columbia. Her reflection on Easter as a season is worth reading. Did you know that Easter is not a day or weekend but a whole season? The fifty days between resurrection Sunday and Pentecost make up the Easter Season, and I […]

Spring in Menorca – Community & Solitude

The following article was written for the Spring 2020 edition of Roqueta, Menorca’s English-language magazine. It was submitted before the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic manifested themselves not only upon the island, but upon a large swathe of the surrounding world. Spring comes to Menorca bringing renewed life, restored business, fresh people – and some […]

Theme for Easter Sunday, 12 April 2020

Scripture for Easter Sunday: Acts 10.34–43; Matthew 28.1-10 There is a Jewish blessing, which is used whenever something is done or received for the first time during a year. Jesus would have known it.Called the Shehecheyanu blessing, it is a common Jewish prayer said to celebrate special occasions. It expresses gratitude for new and unusual […]

Theme for Easter Eve, 11 April 2020

Based upon Miriam’s story, a retelling of the Exodus from Egypt from the point of view of Moses’ sister. Miriam’s story retells the Exodus story, and God’s saving power, from her point of view. This is the Passover story – when God passed over the children of Israel while death was inflicted upon Egyptians, and […]

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