The Revd Dr Kevin Snyman, United Reformed Church Programme Officer (Global Justice and Partnerships), focuses on Psalm 22: 1 in this reflection for Good Friday.
It won’t surprise you to learn that I love the movies. A key moment in all storytelling is the “all-is-lost” moment.
Here, the protagonist’s ordinary world is disrupted. She can no longer avoid the painful evidence that her worldview is somehow wrong. Something has happened that causes her to see through the illusion, self-delusion, and false information of her world.