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about what we know, or can be sure of – sometimes it’s just about trusting. – trusting in the care and providence of a loving and forgiving God. Martin Buber once wrote that, “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveller is unaware.” We may not be aware of the “secret destinations” in our faith journeys, but we do have a hope of where that journey might finally take us. Jesus did know where his journey was taking him. The poem ‘The Coming’ by R. S. Thomas seems to sum up the unique nature of Jesus’ divine calling to a journey that could only have one ending. And yet, still he followed. And God held in his hand A small globe. Look, he said. The son looked. Far off, As through water, he saw A scorched land of fierce Colour. The light burned There; crusted buildings Cast their shadows; a bright Serpent; a river Uncoiled itself, radiant With slime. On a bare Hill a bare tree saddened The sky. Many people Held out their thin arms To it, as though waiting For a vanished April To return to its crossed Boughs. The son watched Them. Let me go there, he said. Wishing you and yours Easter blessings. Shalom, Graeme

Profile for Bearsden Cross Church

Word from the Cross April 2019  

Parish magazine from Bearsden Cross Church

Word from the Cross April 2019  

Parish magazine from Bearsden Cross Church

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