You look after that rod, if anything bites, tell me quickly. Shhhh. I want to be quiet and just fish. … More Hey, Peter – Look, See, Pray
2 Sam 11:26-12:13a & Ps 51 Back when I was a young, bright thing I bought a pair of flowery ‘dockers’ (Doc Marten boots). Loved ‘em. Wore ‘em loads. I even wore them to an ordination service once. I was in the choir and ‘cos it was a posh do we had to wear robes. I … More “How come I didn’t see that before?”
We often work on the basis of “more is better.” So “IT” makes me happy? I’ll have more, more in quantity, more intense feelings/experience, more that “tastes good”, more that I possess (or that possesses me?)… … More An Odd Balance- Look, See, Pray
A fun resource for exploring the Parable of the Great Banquet and the excuses we all make to God’s call on our lives. This simple craft generates over 500 different excuses for not tidying your room / handing in that report to your boss / getting up at 4am for the baby / eating your … More Excuse-O-Matic!
Mothering Sunday is going to be … different … this year. No distributing bunches of daffodils to all the women in church. No visiting our aged mum and grandmums. No kids bouncing happily around giving out hand-made sticky things. And for a lot more folks than usual, Mothering Sunday will have unhappy associations because of … More Mothering Sunday and Holy Week
(Monday’s post coming out a little early in case you want to do this at the weekend.) On the Twelfth Day of Christmas my true love … finally took the hint and we had roast partridge for dinner, with a nice pear crumble for pudding! Twelfth Night (January 5th) marks the official end of Christmas … More Chalking the Doorway: A House Blessing for Epiphany, plus mindfulness colouring (and yellow stockings!)
But first – InstaWhatsit Yes, I’ve finally succumbed and joined Instagram. I’ll be posting book updates and writing snippets, pictures of my beloved Dwagony and absolutely NO pictures of my lunch! Find me as @fayrowlandauthor And Second – Nativity Video I’ve spent the last two weeks editing together this video for my church’s Christmas Day … More More Relaxing Colouring and Nativity Video (Taa-daa!)
Bible Verse Colouring Cards – Some Christmas Down-Time for All Ages Put on some relaxing music, grab your cosiest fluffy socks and a warm drink and forget about hand sanitiser and face masks for a while. Colouring is not just for kids. It’s a great way for all of us – old and young, on your … More Relax, and Fend Off Christmas Frazzle
But First! Just time to get your Advent devotions for everyone from tots to wrinklies – my best-selling book is on sale right now (and don’t worry if you miss the 1st. God’s OK with catch-up.) Large format with all-age colouring, crafts, labyrinths (my personal favourite), daily reflections, Bible readings, prayers and music – there’s … More Names of Jesus Christingle / Bauble – plus video!
Matt 23:1-12 – Inside = Outside? Welcome to Together Apart, a set of new intergenerational resources for all of us in God’s family. Loads of printable pages jam-packed with great ideas that you can download and use for free. Links for PDFs are below. Each week you’ll find Bible study ideas for all ways of … More Together Apart – Matt 23 – With Fabulous Folding Flexagon!