Today is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the season of Lent.  Many of us will be considering how to mark this time - maybe a pattern of life to pick up or something to do without for a time.  Traditionally Lent is a time when we consider the struggle and often silence of following God. The moments in the wilderness where we have little and we face our darkness.  

"Lent comes providentially to reawaken us, to shake us from

our lethargy"

Pope Francis

As the New Year dawns we're working at Proost on how to improve and develop what goes on here into the future.  Part of this will be a host of new resources into the coming year and soon a focus on Lent which begins in mid February.

But we'll also be looking at long term development.  Things like the website, how we promote and share resources and how we might create wider connection and community between artists and Proost users.  

"The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned." (Isa 9:2)

Christmas is a week away and we hope all your preparations are going well.

Inspired by the wonder of Advent, Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote his incredible book 'God is in the Manger'. Bonhoeffer marvelled at this incredible God who could be found in the lowliest places of our world, disturbing our stereotypes, challenging society and lifting up those who are broken.  He concluded: