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The Monday Thought
The Monday Thought Apr 7th 2013
Saturday morning of Easter week provided a dark but useful connecting point for me. The trials, crucifixion and burial are done – it’s Sabbath day in Jerusalem – what are all the actors in this play doing? More >
The Monday Thought Apr 2nd 2013
I mentioned last Monday that Easter week challenges my ability to connect with the 2000 year old story. I did connect with the story of Jesus washing his friends’ feet. We even had a ritual foot washing at our Maundy Thursday service. More >
The Monday Thought Mar 25th 2013
I browsed through the stories of the last week of Jesus’ ministry yesterday morning and, as often happens in what we call “Holy Week”, I’m nagged with doubts.
I’m trying to connect with the tension, vulnerability, intensity and courage of Jesus as his week went from crowds cheering to jeering, from teaching his mess age of love to encountering hate, from a meal with friends to his arrest and execution. More >
The Monday Thought Mar 18th 2013
By your many and varied responses to last week’s thought, Louis Zamperini’s biography, Unbroken, grabs our hearts and minds. His endurance and courage in the face of suffering and torture is amazing. More >
The Monday Thought Mar 11th 2013
I’d never heard of Louis Zamperini until I read “Unbroken”* last week. It’s the biography of a U.S runner in Hitler’s Olympics, an angry, incorrigible, petty thief, WWII bombardier, survivor and person of grace. More >