Today we farewelled another special part of our church community.
A man who followed Jesus and whose life was an expression of warm support and encouragement. Our hearts were warmed by a life lived in a way which adorned the Gospel.
The committal occurred in conditions where the ‘feels like’ temperature was one or two degrees (celsius). He wouldn’t have wanted us lingering around anyway.
It was something of a contrast.
In case you’re wondering from the photo, his coffin was lowered into the grave with the foot of his coffin hearest the headstone. Apparently he preferred the aspect better from that direction. He was deliberate and considered in all his decisions.