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It is interesting to come across an old sermon and see if the words and ideas some years later are perhaps not totally embarrassing.
Eben Alexander, the neurosurgeon who four years ago survived a near-death experience, ponders the meaning of resurrection and its implications for our view of death.
If we miss the Saturday between Good Friday and Easter, we miss a crucial part of the Holy Week story.
Today is the day of despair. Rumours of light fade into doubt.
Listen to the Archbishop of Canterbury’s two and a half minute BBC reflection on Good Friday that was broadcast today:
In his Good Friday meditation, Peter M. Wallace reflects upon Jesus’ cry from the cross, “I am thirsty”.
It is challenging to know how to communicate to children something of the nature of Good Friday that might touch their lives in a positive way.
To read comments from Cynthia Bourgeault on Holy Week and Mary Magdalene see: http://www.contemplative.org/blog/
For my reflections on Holy Week see: http://contemplativejournal.com/index.php?option=com_easyblog&view=latest&Itemid=579