Palm Sunday

"'Death is the gate of life.' Does it look so to us? Have we learnt to go down, once and again, into its gathering shadow in quietness and confidence, knowing that there is always 'a better resurrection' beyond?"   Today, … [Read more...]

Fifth Sunday in Lent

"This dandelion has long ago surrendered its golden petals, and has reached its crowning stage of dying – the delicate seed-globe must break up now – it gives and gives till it has nothing left. What a revolution would come over … [Read more...]

Fourth Sunday in Lent

"Have we learned the buttercup’s lesson yet? Are our hands off the very blossom of our life? Are all things – even the treasures that He has sanctified – held loosely, ready to be parted with, without a struggle, when He asks for … [Read more...]

Third Sunday in Lent

“We ourselves are ‘saved to save’ – we are made to give – to let everything go if only we may have more to give.”   "We are made to give." What does that really mean? In a me-first culture which emphasizes … [Read more...]

Second Sunday in Lent

"Take the very hardest thing in your life - the place of difficulty, outward or inward, and expect God to triumph gloriously in that very spot. Just there He can bring your soul into blossom."   What is the "very hardest … [Read more...]

First Sunday in Lent

"Holiness, not safety, is the end of our calling."   Who wants to be holy?  Perhaps a better question would be:  What would a truly holy person look like?  One might suspect that what we would note about a person “further … [Read more...]

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