May the Psalm provide comfort in knowing our lives in the hand of God and this Holy Week be filled with God’s Shalom.
Showing up. Being present. Blessed is the one who comes. Blessed is the one who came, comes and continues to be present with us.
Jesus is a King. But he was also human, and in that humanity, humble and self-sacrificing.
Today we celebrate the spring equinox, the time when northern hemisphere places spin into a half-year-long season of light. Let’s embrace this abundant gift today, with a few points of reflection.
What does our reading of Scripture lead us to believe, and how might our encounters with Jesus challenge our expectations?
Jesus shows us to choose ‘death’ to self-centeredness and greed.
Sacrificing his trust in his own exaltation, Jesus came out from the tomb made even more glorious through God’s exaltation.
In this time of Lent, make right your broken relationships, with self, others, your environment and with God: prepare for the joy of life and healing through Christ’s resurrection.
In this Lenten season, let us remember that the path to forgiveness in the new covenant and keeping the new covenant lies in following Christ daily.
This season of Lent reminds us anew that life and death are intertwined and both are bound up with our commitments and covenants to each other and to following the way of Jesus.