We reflected on how it seems so unfair that in our deepest need we have so little to grasp on to and,
4 Even when the way goes through
I’m not afraid
when you walk at my side.
Your trusty shepherd’s crook
makes me feel secure.
doesn’t ring true.
Each of us spoke of how the glimmer, even the desire and anger, showed we cared. For some of us the passion with which we cried out in anger when God wasn’t there was inspiring. For some nature in its glory helped in times of bewilderment.
It was encouraging how often this brought us back to the story of the Emmaus Road .
This was the art offered to us
We were all encouraged that it was the burning in their hearts and Jesus showing himself that brought joy to the disciples.
3 A bruised reed he will not break,
and a smouldering wick he will not snuff out.
In faithfulness he will bring forth justice;