Lent Reflection

The English, or field, elm tree – ulmus minor Atinia – grows to a height of 30m and can live for more than 100 years. Its wood is strong with a tight grain making it water resistant. It was widely used in the last for water pipes, as well as for wheel hubs, furniture, floorboards and coffins. Cities such as Bristol and Reading has mains water delivered through elm pipe work.

World wide 1 in 9 people do not have clean water: Water Aid

Then he said to me, ‘It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. To the thirsty I will give water as a gift from the spring of the water of life.’ Boom of Revelation 21:6

Author: Judith Russenberger

Environmentalist and theologian, with husband and three grown up children plus one cat, living in London SW14. I enjoy running and drinking coffee - ideally with a friend or a book.

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