What would you do if I told you that Lent is only 11 weeks away? If someone told me that in the middle of Advent, I’d probably kick their ankles. Nevertheless, it is so. But panic not, fair reader. I have the perfect pre-Lent prep for you. You may have seen my upcoming book, 40 … More Is it too soon to mention Lent?
My apologies for an extra post this week, but I did not want you, my lovely subscribers, to miss out on the freebie. In celebration of the launch of not one, not two, but THREE new Nativity Script Books, I’m giving away free (optionally signed) copies. To enter, simply tell someone else about The Reflectionary … More Free Books!
The Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II This post is delayed from its usual Monday in respect for the funeral of her late Majesty, Queen Elizabeth. Rest in Peace and Rise in Glory, Ma’am. Please see this post for my tribute and prayers. New Books Mid-September it may be, but the shops are already stocking mince … More Nativity Scripts / Free Books! + Ps 91, Ps 146, 1 Tim 6
Oh yes, this week’s liturgy resources allude to all four RCL passages! Count ’em, FOUR! (But, of course, you can use the confession and absolution, blessing and dismissal at any time, not just on weeks when you have those readings.) For reflections and printable craft on John 21, see this post. It’s always lovely to … More Third Sunday in Easter – Acts 9, Ps 30, Rev 5 & Jn 21
Today we have your lovely liturgy resources plus reflections on the Prodigal Son parable that we all know so well … or do we? I find all is not as thought. And while we’re on that passage, here’s a fabulous book that you might like – perfect for Lent reading. The Return of the Prodigal … More Psalm 32, 2 Cor 5, Luke15
Sorry that I’m a bit late posting. There has been a lot of extra writing to cram in this last week. Readers in Canada, the US, Mid and South America will see this a day later than normal, but still in good time for your Sunday services, I hope. As usual, you can find liturgy … More Lent 2
Liturgy Resources See below for Confession and Absolution, Blessing and Dismissal based on Psalm 37:1-11, 39-40, Luke 6:27-38, 1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50 Lent devotionals – part 2 I asked the lovely folks of the Association of Christian writers (ACW) for their Lent reading recommendations. Pop along to my author site (fayrowland.co.uk) to see their suggestions. … More Liturgy Resources and Lent Devotionals
There is a shed-load of stuff this week. Grab yourself a cuppa and strap in. We have a great all-age activity for Psalm 1 and liturgy resources for the RCL readings. But first, we have Lent devotionals. Yes, yes, I know. We’ve only just put the Christmas stuff away. But Lent starts in less than … More Liturgy and all-age resources PLUS! Lent books
My author site, fayrowland.co.uk, often features book reviews and this week’s post also has a giveaway. (Whoop!) ‘Refresh’ by Jo Acharya is a brand new set of devotions focussing on well-being. I have a free signed copy to give away. Pop along to my author website to find out how to enter. ~ Now for … More Free Book! + Liturgy Resources
This is the third and final round up of Advent devotionals, this time focussing lovely books just for you. The book suggestions come from a post on The Hope Filled Family by my friend and fellow ACW (Association of Christian Writers) member, Lucy Rycroft. She goes into much more detail than I have space for … More Advent Devotionals – 3 – Personal