I don’t know what I’ve done to deserve it, but many of my internet feeds, especially YouTube, have been awash with (mostly) right-wing conspiracy theories lately. I say “right wing”, but perhaps “free market libertarian” would be a less contentious label. However you might give them a political label, there’s been a lot of them…
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A hymn by Charles Wesley
I’m not much of a lad for poetry and stuff, but this little poem by Dom Helder Camara struck a chord.
In which I see a link between Monty Python’s “dead parrot” sketch and Holy Saturday. (That’s today: Easter Saturday is next week)
The Cross is a scandal. We recoil from the horror of it, the shame and humiliation of it. We want the shout of victory, and hear instead the cry of desolation, “My God, My God! Why hast thou forsaken me?” It would be more bearable if the Cross were a result of the actions of…
Kim Fabricius: ” when Jesus washes his followers’ feet, he is not just giving an illustration of humility. Peter and the others could have lived with that. No, here is a sign and anticipation of that ultimate subversion of all human power and authority which will take place the next day when Jesus is crucified…
A meditation I wrote some years ago… It is a beautiful place, this garden. A place of peace and plenty. We have been here many times, finding cool shade from the sun and solitude from the crowds. Even at night, this place among the olive trees offers a sense of security, a velvet shelter that…
The widow of this story has generally been held up as a model of sacrificial, costly faith. But is that the best interpretation of this event?
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