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Friday Five-Time Out Edition

Holy Week is almost upon us, I suspect that ordained or not, other revgal/pals calendars look a bit like mine, FULL, FULL, FULL.....

Jesus was great at teaching us to take time out, even in that last week, right up to Maunday Thursday he withdrew, John's gospel tells us he hid! He hid not because he was afraid, but because he knew that he needed physical, mental and spiritual strength to get through...

So faced with a busy week:

1. What restores you physically? An afternoon nap.Usually my dog will join me.

2. What strengthens you emotionally/ mentally?Going out for supper Friday night with friends. This grew into a ritual after having Greek till 4:45 in the fall semester. We were so drained and this helped to rejuvenate us. It is now a tradition.

3. What encourages you spiritually?
Gathering with the community for prayer, whether it’s chapel, lectio divina, or compline.

4. Share a favourite poem or piece of music from the coming week.

O Sacred Head Now Wounded.

5.There may be many servi…