I finished! and am so happy to be starting this Lenten family read!
Inspired by the advent wreaths we lit in December I have been thinking about a special candle for Lent. I’ve chosen simple floating candles, inspired by the baptism of Jesus which immediately precedes the start of Lent and his journey into the wilderness; and by the many stories that take place by the Sea of Galilee. We have one floating candle each to light as we prepare to listen to the daily readings.
As we come nearer to holy week we’ll change to something sparser and perhaps a little thorny.
We began our Lenten journey with Jesus yesterday, by taking an imaginary walk with Jesus as he leaves Nazareth: