We have learnt from last year to tread carefully rather than boldly into the darkness of the New Year. However the Magi have lessons to teach us about turning the fickleness of Fate into a Starstruck faith
At Christmas we sing about shepherds watching over their flocks by night. What were they watching for and why does their response bring us hope as we go through the dark night of Covid…
It is a commonplace that ‘the Medium is the Message’ but in the business of proclaiming the Good News history is littered with messengers become Message and so failing to proclaim the Word they came to serve.
Sometimes. looking at God’s rescue plan for a wayward creation, it may seem as if Baldrick is Director of Communications in heaven, but….
Sometimes life is so uncertain all that we can do is throw out a prayer in the hope that God is listening and will catch our words. The Good News of Advent and Christmas is that God is waiting to hear us.
Christmas only happened, and Jesus only survived childhood, because Joseph listened to his dreams. Even though they were disturbing he followed them. What are God’s dreams for us as we face the uncertainty of a New Year?
In the week before Christmas 2019 a grieving mum asked if there was a ‘Blue Christmas’ service in any of the Churches in our town. Previously there had been but this practice had lapsed. Under the auspices of Churches Together in Felixstowe we gathered together words and prayers from many sources and produced this Order of… Continue reading Remembering at Christmas
Like Kindergarten the Créche of Bethlehem is a place of learning. But only one rule is taught; everyone is loved regardless of ability.
Advent is not about God being out to get us but instead God’s quest to bring us home
Sometimes, even in the middle of expected disaster the best preparation is to be unprepared and instead wait and listen.