thirsty: longing for soul refreshment during Lent above anything - Words of Joy
During the run up to Easter I find myself feeling thirsty and adrift. I haven’t been well enough, as usual, to attend any church services, spend special time with family or friends. Neither have I engaged with the usual paraphernalia, e.g buying cards, eggs, flowers, and celebration food. My good intentions over Lent have fallen foul of my frailty, with no observance fully kept and no readings completed. I have failed in every way to observe Easter. Or have I? Is it about the special services, the trappings around the edges, or something else? As I read the biblical accounts of the crucifixion recently,