The flowering of the rod

Today’s story from Numbers brings us a miracle: the flowering of the rod. Moses and the Hebrew people are in the wilderness, apparently indefinitely, having fled their bondage in Egypt, but not yet having come to the Promised Land. The Hebrews are becoming antsy with their long journey, and have...

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Man of Dust, Man of Glory

So it is with the resurrection of the dead. What is sown is perishable, what is raised is imperishable. It is sown in dishonour, it is raised in glory. It is sown in weakness, it is raised in power. It is sown a physical body, it is raised a spiritual body. …. But...

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Holy Saturday

Joseph took the body of Jesus, wrapped it in a clean linen sheet, and laid it in his own unused tomb.      A few years ago, I found my life in ruins. I had lost more than I thought I could lose, both professionally and personally. I was cut...

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