Tag Archives: Spiritual life

Worship at Home resources for Sunday 17 May

Here are the locally produced resources for Worship at Home this Sunday, 17 May, the sixth Sunday of the Easter season.  This week we have a ‘guest reflection’ from Archdeacon Alex exploring the theme ‘the Spirit of truth’, a phrase … Continue reading

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Adrian Chatfield on ‘Making good use of the season of Lent’

Adrian Chatfield writes: The development of Lent is something of a mystery, and scholars are divided on its origins. We know, however, what we have now: a 40 day period of fasting, reflection and preparation for the celebration of Christ’s … Continue reading

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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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Sacred Space – we’d value your thoughts

Sacred Space was run this year as a pilot project.  We have one more of the four evenings to go, however, it is at this point that we need to think about whether and how we continue.  So we’d like … Continue reading

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