Abiding: What we need is here
In ‘Abiding’, Ben Quash uses the example of Damiel leaving the certainty and the knowledge of eternity to live in the flux and flow of life, in order to explore the Biblical sense that ‘to abide we must journey; to have truth and life (to have true life) we must be always underway.’
A few months ago I was at a theology group where the question was raised: “How can we be with our international neighbours?” Sam talked about “presence” being the first mark of being with so for most of us being with our international neighbour is not an option.
January 18-25 marks the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The week began in 1908 among an Anglo-Catholic strand of the Episcopal Church in New York State. The founders wanted to extend the notion of atonement from reconciliation with God to reconciliation of the churches.