We begin Issue 05 of Spill the Beans with a series looking at the questions that arise in the various encounters, discussions and events with Jesus retold in Mark's gospel. This week it is the question of what is clean and unclean: what is cleanliness?
"Even the sparrow has found a home,
and the swallow a nest for herself,
where she may have her young -
a place near your altar,
O Lord Almighty..." (Psalm 84:3)
Newly hatched chicks really are strange looking things, but there is a desparate honesty in their upturned faces, seeking sustenance from their parents within the safety of their nest. What are our sacred spaces, holy places? Where do living memories reside in our communities?
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The long journey through the life and times of King David comes to an end, and the new reign of Solomon begins. The Scrabble board depicts God's question to Solomon and Solomon's answer to God. A couple of different Title slides prepared for you too.