I’ll let you into a “secret” – the ending is even better than you can imagine. Read on, if you dare. … More The Road goes ever on- Look, See, Pray
Forty-seven years ago. 47. Yes, nearly fifty years, and I have the silvery-white beard to prove it. Doesn’t seem possible! I don’t look old enough (and some might say “or behave well enough” but I am a work in progress).
… More Juggling Otters- Look, See, Pray
Welcome to the second edition of Together, Apart, a set of free, intergenerational resources for these strange times when we cannot be with each other. Each week (on Sundays now instead of Mondays so that Easter resouces come to you on the right days) you’ll find Bible study ideas for all ways of learnings and … More Together, Apart – Calming the Storm
Originally posted on The Reflectionary:
An Activity In the Bible, the word ‘love’ means more than just a warm-and-fuzzy feeling. Love is active. God loved us and did something about it. If we say we love God, we should be doing something about it. Our love for God includes obey. This handy foldable helps us…
I have a love-hate relationship with winter. Good bits, like sparkling frosty mornings, and bad bits like short days and gloomy weather.
Over the years I have discovered a link between winter and my own spirituality. … More Winter Weariness – Look, See, Pray
Tantalising picture? It gives some information, but isn’t completely obvious. Have a guess… There’s water. And reflections. Quite a bright green, but a nondescript earth or mud- or something. No obvious external point of reference. You’ll have to accept my explanation or choose to disbelieve. Creamy yellow, sky blue, boxy shapes, reflected in water. Those … More Please explain… Look, See, Pray
Linked Activity – Cloud of Witnesses This is a fun way to think about the great cloud of witnesses who are cheering us on in our race. You will need: Glue sticks Paper Scissors Pens (optional) Pictures of famous heroes of the faith, past and present What to Do: You will need a list of … More Cloud of Witnesses – Hebrews 11:29-12:2
Linked Activities Make your own star projector with a Pringles tube. Also, check out how to make your own umbrella planetarium in this previous post, or you can buy a ready-made one. You will need Pringles tube with a transparent lid Thick black paper or card Pencil White pen (optional) Scissors Drawing pin Constellation images (click … More Counting the Stars – Genesis 15:1-6, Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16
Great faith and great science often stand together: if they seem opposed, it is only in the same sense that our thumb “opposes” our fingers- so we can better grasp reality. … More The Giant Leap… Look, See, Pray
Our culture is dominated by the Big Names. Some celebrity blows their nose and it hits the headlines. (I mean the news hits the headlines not the … sorry). A Famous Name says, ‘buy this shampoo’ and we all buy it. So it’s a welcome antidote to such idle worship (did I spell that wrong?) that 75% of the … More Betty and The Huge Pimple – 2 Kings 5:1-14