TagJohn 14

Gospel Reflection (6th Sunday of Easter)


(John 14:15-21) Under normal circumstances, a vulnerable relative eats dinner with us each week, so during enforced isolation we’ve been cooking an extra portion to take to him. A couple of times he’s told us he hasn’t got room in the freezer. Last time, chatting with him and a neighbour who looks out for him, we discovered he’s been getting a fair few people deliver him meals. We’re in...

Daily Reflections (5th Sunday of Easter)


Day 1 (John 14:1) For someone who struggles with anxiety, that’s easier said than done. Sometimes, even when we step back and say, ’What’s the worst that could happen?’ we still find ourselves feeling troubled. Is my faith not strong enough? I don’t think it’s that, for faith relies not on me, but on God. If I’d have been around a couple of thousand years ago, walking along with Thomas, I’d...

Gospel Reflection (5th Sunday of Easter)


(John 14:1-14) I’ve recently moved home to stay with my parents. People often say I don’t know how you can do it. Actually, I’m loving it, particularly at this peculiar time. I’m very fortunate that I’d already moved in before lockdown. It’s been great cooking for each other, eating together, watching telly, laughing, joking: the usual sort of family stuff. But now that I’m a little older, I’ve...