Mary’s Sorrow Turned To Joy

Heartsore and cried out that was how the day started. The box of spices to honour his broken body felt like a heavy load as I slipped out the house before the first rays of dawn had warmed the streets. In the distance I could hear the guard speaking softly round their crackling fire. I…

Crown of Glory

To celebrate Christ rising from the dead, St Andrew’s congregation transformed a crown of thorns into a Crown of Glory: this transformation is a sign of the transformation which should happen in our lives and as we go in peace to love and serve the world, that transformation should radiate out into our community.

Easter Angel

Christ is Risen, Alleluia!  Alleluia, He is risen indeed. While you might think this teapot a strange picture to put up on Easter Sunday and title it Easter Angel, I think not, and I shall tell you why. This teapot from 1910 was made for and sold at a Grand Suffrage Bazaar in 1910, there…

Pondering the Questions

Did you notice that ‘and’ hidden in last Sundays Gospel from Mark? In among all those other familiar words for Easter Sunday a common word that is so easy to overlook but this time it struck me like never before in fact it was one of those moments when you suddenly actually see something that…