Category Archives: Spiritual life

Posts relating to faith and spirituality

Chalking the door, a new year blessing

Chalking the door is a modern take on an old tradition of praying for God’s blessing on a home and those who live there, remembering the wise men coming to Jesus’ house and looking forward to a new year. Bless … Continue reading

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The wind and the coracle 

Originally posted on be the light:
?? I was recently commissioned to do a painting for a friend who was ordained in the Church of England. It’s based on the idea of how ancient Christian Celts would get into a…

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Ely Cathedral pilgrimages in December

Ely Cathedral pilgrimages to reflect on what it means to be “People fully alive”. The following dates are available for parish pilgrimages at Ely Cathedral:- Tuesday, 1 December (with the option to stay on for candlelit Compline at 9.00 pm, … Continue reading

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5 places for you to think and pray

This short article will (hopefully) appear in Hardwick Happenings and Dry Drayton News in due course. I don’t know if prayer is your practice, or whether time to think is more what you need, or perhaps both.  If you find … Continue reading

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6 things to do in Advent (other than shopping and cooking)

Advent (‘coming’) is a time for preparation as we look towards the feast of Christmas and anticipate the celebration of love entering the world in the form of a vulnerable baby.  It teaches us about patience, and about the value … Continue reading

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Love Life Live Advent

Advent starts this Sunday (in church) and on Monday (in Advent calenders).  So on Friday, in preparation, I delivered Love Life Live Advent booklets to the school in Dry Drayton – one for each family.  These booklets contain simple, spiritually … Continue reading

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Remembrance – faith in homes

There’s a good idea for something to do with your family & children at home for Remembrance Sunday on the BRF website ‘Faith in Homes’. ‘The cross and the poppy’ This idea looks at the story behind the cross and the … Continue reading

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