Tag: Lent

Lenten reflection

For much of Lent visitors to St Anne’s encountered a piece of installation art. Made by the husband of someone in the congregation, it was inspired by an article in the church magazine at the start of Lent, enquiring whether anyone would like to get together to talk about our responsibility for the environment, what…


Early start this morning – a wee trip to Dundee for BBC Radio Scotland Thought for the Day. Here’s what I said:

Lent: Pruning & New Life

A few months ago someone gave me a miniature rose plant. It was very kind of them, and very pretty! Unfortunately though, I’m terrible with plants. Within weeks, the leaves went greyish, brownish and crispy. Dead, in short. I almost threw it out, but I’m also not very tidy, so for weeks it sat in my kitchen looking…