Tag Archives: Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday: the day God went to hell

Whatever hell is and wherever it might be, and whatever kind of reality it has, it’s the one place God isn’t and can’t be, right? I’ve said so myself before. Hell is the mind or soul of a human locked … Continue reading

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Faith and the absence of God

Faith and the absence of God Is faith the magic quantity that prevents bad stuff from happening? Or is it the quality that enables us to survive and grow when bad stuff does happen? Is faith what guarantees us a … Continue reading

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Books: Chrysalis by Alan Jamieson

I’ve talked before of books like Godzone that I’d take to a desert island; Chrysalis is the book that I’d take to an actual desert. Or rather, to the metaphorical, spiritual desert – the faith wilderness, the dark night of … Continue reading

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Walking in darkness – Reflections on Holy Saturday

It’s Holy Saturday as I write this paragraph, but by the time I publish it another Easter Day will have come and gone again. And life for most of us will probably continue in much the same way, with the … Continue reading

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