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Spiritual Ruminations: The Holiest Week…

April 12, 2017

A beautiful reflection, Nancie ❤

The Prayerful Peacock

It is here at last…holy week.

What I love about Holy Week is that our culture has not co-opted it. I mean, when was the last time you saw a Holy Thursday restaurant special? A Good Friday sale? An Easter Vigil all night bargain buster?

Never.

Most likely, you never will. And that is good news.

Holy Week begins with plenty of red, palms waving, hosannas ringing, 2 Gospel readings, and then it moves into a very somber tone. We hear the Proclamation of the Passion and are sent out into the week in a spirit of listening.

That is what I have been doing since Sunday—listening:
Listening to the birdsongs.
Listening to the blowing winds and thundering, pelting rainstorms.
Listening for the Spirit of God, Yahweh’s “I AM”, as the day unfolds.

In these days, I have been busy but moving lightly.

There is a sense of anticipation that…

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