Glory be to God whose power, working in us,
can do infinitely more than we can ask or imagine

– Ephesians 3:20 -21


There are two weeks left in the Church Year and on Sunday 27 November we enter the season of Advent and with that a new Church Year begins.  As we approach the end of the liturgical year it’s good to look back on our spiritual journey since we last set out into a new year, through the months of seasons and feasts.  Our spiritual journey is a path of grace and our measure of how well we’re doing is how fully the way of Jesus has taken root in us and is flourishing.  And the way of Jesus is nothing less than a radical openness to God!  The path of grace is really all about tuning in to God’s ever-present, gentle but insistent, and freely-given offer of life, love, goodness.  St Paul, in his letter to the Ephesians, passionately declared, “Glory be to God whose power working in us can do infinitely more than we can ask or imagine” (Ephesians 3:20 – 21).  This must surely be one of the most exciting and hope-filled declarations in Scripture!  Whoever we are, wherever we are, whatever we are doing and whatever our gifts, strengths and abilities might be, the path of grace lies open to us and beckons to us.  And, as Paul points out, this is about possibility, transformation, growth.  And, it is about transformation and growth beyond what we ourselves can often even imagine for ourselves…


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Ms Kerry McCullough

Dean of Mission