‘Of course despair lingers, but that moment was a turning point.’

Climate emergency: Barbara Davey has some notes of hope

‘We yearn for our outward actions to reflect our inward beliefs.’ | Photo: University of St ANdrews on Twitter.

Like many of us, St Andrews Friends have been engaging with the challenges and opportunities of the climate emergency. A few months ago we invited Transition St Andrews to lead us in a series of ‘climate conversations’. One Saturday last month we met together for a morning of ‘Resolutions’, exploring what God and the future may be requiring of us now. We spoke of courage, of faith, and of hope, about being bold and raising the sails for when the wind of change comes. As we settled in to the opening worship we listened to a piece of music, and then a Friend offered the following short reflection:

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