Holy Saturday! Holy Fire!

Entering this space through huge, ancient wooden doors; Footsteps, hushed voices, songs, chants, echoing off worn marble floors, smoke-stained pillars and ceilings, circling through a multitude of nooks and caves; Remnants of artwork dating from the 4th century onward; Icons, lots of icons; Gold, silver, ornate cloths; Candles, a plethora of candles, along with tendrils Read more

To Refuse to Find Comfort

I have been reflecting on the following verses from Jeremiah 31: 15 “A sound is heard in Ramah, a sound of crying in bitter grief. It is the sound of Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because her children are gone.” 16 The LORD says to her, “Stop crying! Do not Read more