In Case You Missed It Check out this hilarious drama about forgiveness and ‘Shove’ Tuesday (with all apologies to Sir David Attenborough) Click here to get the script Lent Devotions Out now in Kindle for instant download, in paperback and from me (possibly even signed copies if you ask!) here’s a look at these hot-off-the-press … More ICYMI – ‘Shove’ Tuesday drama with free audio plus printable Lent resources
Pancake Olympics Here are some great ideas for family / youth group fun for Pancake Day (Feb 16th in 2021), adapted for Zoom meetings. Also, Ash Wednesday at home – how do do your own ashing, with lots of links and resources. There’s still time to get your copy of The Big Story, Lent devotions … More Zoomable Pancake Olympics + Ash Wednesday at Home Resources
The flower is popping out. The water is a mixture of blue sky reflections with darker transparent patches of shade- the twisted roots and stems can be seen clearly. Varied colours and shapes- purples and greens- of the leaves have an almost random pattern: and we can even see the “waterline” round the leaves where the edges of leaves rest on the water-tension boundary lines. I think this picture would make a challenging jigsaw… … More Putting Pieces Together- Look, See, Pray
(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!)
Blessing Boxes Join the wise men this Epiphany, bringing gifts and finding God’s blessing. This origami gift box has a blessing in the base (and not just the sweets). When you have finished the sweet treats, you will find words of blessing and peace written in the base, for example Aaron’s blessing from Numbers … More Epiphany Blessing Boxes – a gift to give and receive
Long agoFar awayin the darka new beginning began. Child of eternitytaking humanityas Mary and Josephtook responsibility. Baby to cherish,witnessed by angelsby shepherdsa Star. The most fruitful harvestcomes from tender petals…Sweet flower.The One true Saviourembraced our frail shell. It’s done.Jesus is born in humble placewith giftsgold, frankincense and myrrhforetellinga Cross in His futureand thenResurrection. This is … More Sweet Flower- Look, See, Pray
Not able to meet in our church buildings at the moment? No reason to miss out on the Advent Wreath – make your own! It’s a great way to mark to season, and you can use many of these as Advent Calendars as well. Here’s selection of ideas for making your own Advent Wreath with … More Advent Wreaths
Footsteps leaving the briefest of tracks Soon gone in gentle water, salt and clean, until another dawn brings us here again seeking in silence for the Holy Voice.
… More Seek in Silence – Look, See, Pray
I thought this one was the exception that proved the rule. Pale pinks, lemony cream, hints of darker colour. I hesitate to say “insipid” because it was pleasant enough, in a pastel sort of way. Then I made a discovery.
The light that showed me the subtle shades also concealed something else. When I played around with filtering the light, the end result was different. … More Filtered- Look, See, Pray
We typically become anxious when we feel helpless, vulnerable, or unable to be in control of our lives and circumstances. This is where faith comes in. Our deepest beliefs and values define our character and influence both attitudes and actions. How can faith help? … More Being Anxious- Look, See, Pray