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Chalk home blessing for Epiphany

This is a traditional activity used to mark Epiphany, the day when we celebrate the wise men visiting Jesus. It’s really simple: all you need is some chalk, and you write the following letters and numbers over your door as a prayer asking God to bless your home. This year (2022), we’ll be writing: 20 […]

Shalom

One of the most enormous words in Hebrew is the word ‘shalom’. It’s usually translated as ‘peace’ but it’s meaning has far more depth and richness than our English word ‘peace’ provides. Here’s a quote from the Chumash, a Jewish commentary: “The Midrash says, “Peace when you enter, peace when you leave, and peaceful relations […]

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Angel bakes

Bake jam tarts or cookies using an angel-shaped cutter and give them to a friend, neighbour or a delivery person. If appropriate, offer to pray for them, including a prayer that God will bring them good news, just like the angels brought good news at the first Christmas. You might like to read the Christmas […]