An invitation to the journey. The first Reflection in a series of six for Lent 2015, introducing aspects of the theme ‘Rumours of Glory – living the questions’. We are familiar with the metaphor of journey. ‘Living the questions’ is an invitation to journey in the nature of our beliefs – in the light of contemporary […]
Richard reflects on the story of Jesus’ ‘transfiguration’ in Mark 9:2-9, and drawing on the wisdom of ‘mindfulness’ theory, asks whether it’s partly a call to attentive living in our Christian spirituality.
A reflection on Mark 1.29-39. Jesus goes to the home of two of his new followers. He ‘lifts up’ Simon’s mother-in-law who then serves them. He heals many sick and possessed. He withdraws to pray before he moves on with his disciples. Apologies for a few moments of distortion on the recording…
Rembrandt’s Simeon at the Presentation of Christ in the Temple It is thought to be his last work, left unfinished in his studio at his death in 1669. The figure of Mary in the back was probably completed by another hand after his death, but it doesn’t much matter, as all the light, all the […]