Posts from February 2021

Posts from February 2021

Mark’s Monday Message

Today, as we are in Lent, I wanted to briefly reflect on that word – sin. Its such a divisive word isn’t it? And it brings up all sorts of connotations – which are probably different for each of us and often unhelpful too. And misuse of the word can lead to division, isolation, rejection and judgmentalism. I have a friend who once told me that they would never step…

Mark’s Monday Message

The signs of Spring are always accompanied by fresh signs of hope and this year in particular we need those signs of hope, so I encourage you to try and get outside for a bit this week and look for those snowdrops and other spring plants pushing through the soil and to listen out for the birdsong. Symbols and signs are so important to us and this Lent we will be looking…

Mark’s Monday Message

I recently discovered a reflection on a boat in a dry dock and felt it was relevant to us at this time. The image is someone else’s but is adapted by me. As you may know, a dry dock is a place for holding boats that need inspection and attention. Boats are supported and held in place as water is removed from the dock. The hulls are therefore exposed so that, what is…