Many of us will be walking with the disciples on the road to Emmaus this week, smiling indulgently with their confusion and secretly winking at each other ‘cos we know who the stranger is who joins them on their walk. If only hindsight were available at the time, eh? Sadly, nothing on The Reflectionary can provide … More Road to Emmaus – a Finger Labyrinth
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Engaging Today’s readings are all about getting it wrong, and that’s something we can all identify with. The point is to realise you’re going the wrong way and do something about it. Don’t keep going the wrong way. Here’s a fun way to illustrate this: You will need (for each team of two) A pair … More Wrong Way, Right Way
Meditation Labyrinths have a long history in Christian spiritual life, and are often found in cathedrals today. They can be used to symbolise a journey or one’s life path, or simply as a means of slowing down and listening. This variation of a classical labyrinth follows the calling of Jeremiah, from before he was born … More Jer 1:4-10 – Meditation Labyrinth
This labyrinth is a Journey to Bethlehem with stops along the way, one for each day. The readings help us to walk with Mary on the journey of Advent, as we look for the coming of the babe who would change the world. … More Journey to Bethlehem – a Labyrinth for Advent
On The Way – a sketch for Advent
Join Bob and Betty on their very strange journey around the lesser-known (and rightly so) attractions of rural England, as they learn why the journey is important. … More On The Way – a sketch for Advent, with MP3!
I walk through long, wet grass up to the road, a strip of outside world running through my oasis. The serenity is so solid I could pick it up and keep it in my pocket. … More Exodus 14:19-31 or 15:1b-11, 20-21, Ps 114 – Always Another Way
You can really hear the frustration in Abraham’s voice as he points out to God the elephant in the room. ‘It’s all very well you telling me I’m going to have so many children that I’ll have to barcode them to keep track, but in case you hadn’t noticed, the total so far is zero. … More Genesis 15:1-6, Hebrews 11:1-3,8-16