The photo of a hover fly pollinating a cosmos flower may help bring wonder to your heart and mind. God made this. God made us. God is still in charge. Don’t despair. … More Full of Joy? Look, See, Pray
Welcome to the first of the Together, Apart posts. These are now replacing the lectionary-based posts that provided resources for church services because, well, Covid-19. You know how it is. An especially warm welcome to all you folks who have joined us in the past week, it’s good to have you with us. Have a … More Together, Apart – Psalm 23
A lot has changed in the last week and we’re all having to get used to a new ‘normal’, so Reflectionary will be changing too. With church meetings cancelled, we’ll stop publishing resources aimed at services and, from tomorrow, publish all-age Bible studies instead. And I do mean all-age; I don’t mean ‘for kids’. You … More Being Church Together, Apart
Hidden life is there to be discovered, to be received, appreciated, and enjoyed. Perhaps this “virus crisis” will increase our hunger to know God and His ways. If we will pray and seek, look and find, the perilous days may yet become a time of blessing and new hope. … More Hidden Life – Look, See, Pray
Covid-19 While there is no need to panic about Covid-19 (the vast majority of us are going to get it and be fine) it is wise and kind to do what we can to ‘flatten the hump’ so that we reduce the impact on hospitals. That way those who need medical treatment can get it. … More Covid-19, Peace Be With You in BSL & Mothering Sunday prayers
Parking by the seafront, I debated having a stroll on the prom. Then the storm broke. Instantly rivulets of rain ruined my visibility- resting my camera on the steering wheel, I trusted the automatic setting and grabbed a couple of shots.
Distorted objects, obscured details, badly mis-shapen yet just recognisable. … More Weathering the storm?
This item was first blogged for Lent 3 A 2017 A Reflection Archbishop Sheen said “Hearing nuns’ confessions is like being stoned to death with popcorn.” It’s funny, but it set me thinking. Why do we confess our sins anyway? Particularly if, like those nuns, your sins are on the level of “I ate the … More Romans 5:1-11 – Christ died for the Ungodly