Easter Day

Resurrection seen through God’s eyes https://youtu.be/hJe828A0f5U Lord and Servant How is the loving lord looking upon the fallen servant? The lord looks upon the servant ‘with pity, not with blame’. The lord’s view: ‘All this time, his loving lord looks on him most tenderly, and now with a double aspect, one outward, very meekly and[…]

Holy Saturday

Fallen and blind https://youtu.be/wYn3_-0jSME How do I resolve the contradictions?  Julian wrestles with the difficulty that human beings have to comprehend God’s. What on earth is God up to? The presence of sin and suffering and a church that requires confession sits very uncomfortably with the God of love she has come to know. Ellyn[…]

Good Friday

Facing the Cross: Can all be Well? https://youtu.be/5g_Pv3zyYpw This meditation has two parts, with a space in between. Between the two parts is time for you to read quietly and slowly for yourself one of the gospel accounts of the crucifixion. Choose one of these: Matthew 27. 32-61, Mark  15.21-47, Luke 23.26-56, John 19.16-42 You[…]

Thursday

Jesus in the Garden https://youtu.be/tAByhSsZdsE ‘My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me, yet not what I want, but what you want’.   Matthew 26.39 (NRSV) ‘Pray wholeheartedly, though you may feel nothing, though you may see nothing, yes,  though you think that you could not, for in dryness and barrenness,[…]

Wednesday

Julian and Prayer: https://youtu.be/9s4ke3gtAkw Questioning God & Listening to God Asking & Questioning Julian asks God for gifts for herself: The first gift was to enable her to know Christ’s passion. “…it seemed to me that I had some feeling for the passion of Christ, but I still desired to have more by the grace[…]

Tuesday

Julian and Prayer https://youtu.be/Zb2FstUSA0I What is prayer? I am the ground of your praying. First, it is my will that you should have this; then I make it your will too; then I make you ask for it, and you do so. How then should you not have what you pray for? Chapter 41, Enfolded[…]

Monday

The God Julian Discovers https://youtu.be/eEavLYHw1fg Our good Lord showed a spiritual sight of his familial love. I saw that he is to us everything that is good and comforting for our help. He is our clothing, who wraps and enfolds us for love, embraces us and shelters us, surrounds us for his love, which is[…]

Palm Sunday

https://youtu.be/n-md0LZdBbQ What Julian Prayed For ‘three graces by the gift of God’ Julian describes asking for three things of God To have recollection of Christ’s passion – as if she had been with Mary Magdalen and the others who had loved him To have bodily sickness – to come close to death – to be[…]

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