Day by day

#375 #theexamen #ignatiusspirituality 1) #lookingbackontheday with #godseye, not just your own. 2) What have you got to give thanks for? 3) Review the day, being guided by the Holy Spirit. 4) Is there anything that is wrong, that you need to face up to? 5) Where do you need God in the day to come? 

Be still and know that I am God

#364 #psalm46 "Be still and know that I am God." I've been reflecting on this since Sunday when I went to St Michael's Church #alnwick who were thinking about different ways to pray. It is difficult not to know God in our #naturalworld where there are so many displays of His #power and #glory. Being... Continue Reading →

The religious life

#363 Decided to @visitscotland as it is only an hour away. #melroseabbey was a beautiful place of great history with a sacred atmosphere. The #religiouslife has interested me for many years - what draws men and women to give up everything for a life of prayer and service? It must be a life of rich... Continue Reading →

Prayer release

#356 At the #funeral we asked people to place a flower, as a symbol of their prayer/hope/wish, in a bowl of water. We took these to the River Derwent in the evening and prayerfully released them. So #grateful to all who travelled to support and stand alongside us.

Dad’s work bench

#347 #dadsworkbench...the place where things used to go to be fixed, adjusted or improved when I was younger. The faith I used to put in my Dad being able to sort something out for me was huge, and he usually did! I wonder what #godsworkbench would look like? And what faith we have in how... Continue Reading →

Good seed?

#332 When a gardener sows seeds, it is difficult to be certain of the outcome. Some seeds may come to nothing. Other seed may take, but die off quickly. Others may thrive, but get choked by weeds. Still others may get damaged by the good British summer, and be good for nothing. What about those... Continue Reading →

Ordination retreats

#330 #praying for all those preparing to be #ordaineddeacon and #ordainedpriest in #petertide2016. For some retreats begin today, for others next Wednesday. May you know God's awesome presence as you prepare to love and to serve as Jesus loves. "Be who you were created to be and you will set the world on fire." #stcatherineofsienna

Pectoral Cross

#302 The #pectoralcross worn by bishops serves as a reminder of how close God is to a Bishop's heart. I #pray for #bishops, #priests, #deacons, and all #followersofchrist, that they would walk closer with God each day, hear Him, more clearly, and be comforted by His peaceful presence. Amen

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