I’m sure you are familiar with Rublev’s icon showing Abraham’s Three Visitors from Genesis 18. It is a popular depiction of the Trinity, with lots a beautiful symbolism in the details. You can read a post about it here. I have recently discovered this new version (below), from self-taught icon-writer, Kelly Latimore. Read more about … More A Different Image of Trinity
Spend a few moments comparing your inner life to the positively ordered variety of the farmland in the photograph. Or look at the picture below as a sample taken from a garden tended with love. How can God help you bring order in the chaotic places of your soul? … More Order from Chaos- Look, See, Pray
The fact I have passed on a few tricks, tips and appalling jokes surely stands to my credit.
It shows the family likeness. … More Family Likeness? Look, See, Pray
Take note of the colours, shapes, textures; what would it be like to touch or sniff? Isn’t it amazing that the thistle has prickles to protect it from unwelcome attention or accidental damage- yet also has colour and scent to attract the insects who pollinate and thus ensure future thistles. Not so ordinary, is it. … More Imagining a simple prayer – Look, See, Pray
Interpretation – isn’t that just a posh word for ‘twisting the Bible to make it say what you want’?
‘How to Interpret the Bible: Four Essential Questions’
by Ian Paul … More How to Interpret the Bible: Four Essential Questions
This passage is not a scientific description of how come we have different animals, nor an account of cosmology, of bio-diversity, or of the geological time-line. It is truth about God. It is truth about the world we live in and our place in that world. But it is not scientific, historical truth, and was never intended to be. … More Genesis 1:1 – 2:4a
Leader: Have you ever wondered what God was doing before the dawn of time? Here’s a flashback to a Trinity Planning session.
Father: Do you ever feel lonely?
Spirit: What do you mean? There’s the three of us, and it is perfect.
Son: I think I know what you mean. Yes, it is perfect, and we are in harmony, but I wish we could share it with someone. … More Script – Trinity Planning Session
This activity makes for some interesting mathematical fun as well as a a great take-home reminder of the mystery of the Trinity. The fact that I can’t quite get my head round it does not mean that it is not so. Works with maths. Works with God too. We’re going to make some joined-but-not-joined loops. They’re … More Activity – Trinity Rings