Found 9 resource(s) in 'Looking at God', for May 2021.
Looking at God (all articles) for May 2021Pentecost From the Vicar We Chose to Go to the Moon Reflected Faith: Hiding, waiting, hoping – FREE! Being brave? How long, O Lord? Be kind to each other ** Editor: The Revd Canon Paul Hardingham considers how the Holy Spirit can change our lives. Pentecost The celebration of Pentecost this month could be described... (2615 words)
PentecostThe celebration of Pentecost this month could be described as a birthday party for the Church, as we remember the gift of the Holy Spirit to the first disciples (Acts 2:1-13). What are we celebrating? God’s Promise: The disciples obeyed Jesus’ instructions as they gathered in the Upper Room: ‘Do not leave Jerusalem, but... (302 words)
From the VicarThe celebration of Pentecost this month could be described as a birthday party for the Church, as we remember the gift of the Holy Spirit to the first disciples (Acts 2:1-13). God’s Promise: ‘Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised’ (1:4). The disciples met expectantly in prayer for God’s promised... (246 words)
We Chose to Go to the MoonOn 25th May 1961, President John F Kennedy announced to Congress that the United States ‘should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth.’ This reflected the United States’ desire to catch up with the Soviet Union in... (290 words)
HAPPINESS?The Canadian psychologist and best-selling author, Jordan Peterson, doesn’t believe we should be pursuing happiness. That could be a disappointment to 328m Americans, who have been taught for nearly 250 years that the pursuit of happiness is their God-given right. The same pursuit might describe the quest of others who, despite being educated, well-fed, secure... (397 words)
Reflected Faith: Hiding, waiting, hoping – FREE!After many long months during the Covid pandemic we are at last beginning to be able to come together again. Some countries and some areas of some countries will be more open than others and we can only hope, pray and wait for all of us to be able to be ‘free’ again. May, in... (358 words)
Being brave?Some time ago I was helping my grandson George into his car seat in the back of my car, when I accidentally banged his head. He started to cry. ‘Come on, George, be brave,’ I said. ‘But I don’t want to be brave,’ he objected. I guess we all know that feeling. Sometimes life is... (273 words)
How long, O Lord?How long until life gets really back to normal, and the pandemic is brought under control? If you feel like asking God that, you’re in good company. This past year has taken its toll on our relationships, our economy, and on our collective mental health. ‘How long, O Lord?’ is a question that has been... (266 words)
Be kind to each other‘And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones who is my disciple, truly I tell you, that person will certainly not lose their reward.’ (Matthew 10:42) During the Covid-19 pandemic, there have been thousands of shining examples up and down the country of people going the extra mile... (280 words)
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