Advent, Christmas & Epiphany

Through this season I’ll be publishing reflections for each of the Sundays of Advent and for Christmas Day and Epiphany. These will be web based, and be a mix of scripture, reflection and prayer, poetry, spiritual writing and music. Aiming to provide focus for a half hour, links to the web page will appear here,[…]

Seismic Shift in Spiritual Direction?

Encouraging conversations revealing Seismic Shifts The two zoom meetings of people involved in Spiritual Direction and Spiritual Direction training on the 14th and 21st July respectively were really encouraging. I had a strong sense of being in the company of a deeply engaged group of people with a passion and commitment to Spiritual Direction and[…]

Zoom & Spiritual Accompaniment

Zoom and Spiritual Direction: What are we learning? Zoom has boomed under lockdown, and I for one have been on a pretty steep learning curve with it. Having now conducted dozens of one to one spiritual direction conversations, convened several committee and small group meetings and led a couple of online half-day sessions for spiritual[…]

Beyond the Empty Tomb 6: Saul on the Damascus Road

Podcast Script Listen to the podcast here Beyond the Empty Tomb 6 – Saul on the Damascus Road   31 May: Acts 9.1-19 Saul on Damascus Road Welcome to ‘Beyond the Empty Tomb’ Weekly podcasts providing a led meditation on the Resurrection Appearances of Jesus. Today’s Resurrection appearance is from acts 9.1-19: Jesus appears to[…]

Beyond the Empty Tomb 5: Breakfast on the Beach

Podcast Script John 21.1-19 Unfortunately my script has gone to the great data scrapheap in the sky for reasons I can’t fathom, though I do realise I should have saved the document before it evaporated from my computer desktop! Listen to the podcast here Podcast: 5 Breakfast on the Beach   Reflections The challenge with[…]

Beyond the Empty Tomb 4: Thomas

Podcast Script Listen to the podcast here https://www.buzzsprout.com/970834/3662692   John 20.24-29 Thomas Welcome to ‘Beyond the Empty Tomb’ Weekly podcasts providing a led meditation on the Resurrection Appearances of Jesus. Today’s Resurrection appearance is from John 20 Jesus appears to Thomas, the disciple who had asserted he would not believe in Jesus’ resurrection until he[…]

Beyond the Empty Tomb 3: Mary meets her risen son

Podcast Script Listen to the podcast here https://www.buzzsprout.com/970834/3580060  3 May: Jesus and his mother Mary Welcome to ‘Beyond the Empty Tomb’ Weekly podcasts providing a led meditation on the Resurrection Appearances of Jesus. Today’s Resurrection appearance is Jesus appearing to his mother, Mary.  There is no direct scriptural mention of this resurrection appearance, but recognition of this happening[…]

Beyond the Empty Tomb 2: The Emmaus Road

Podcast Script Luke 24.13-35 Emmaus Road Welcome to ‘Beyond the Empty Tomb’ Weekly podcasts providing a led meditation on the Resurrection Appearances of Jesus.Today’s Resurrection appearance is from Luke 24.13-35 Jesus appears to the disciples on the Emmaus road. The symbols I suggest you use with this meditation are a cross that you can hold in[…]

By Stony Paths: Palm Sunday

Photo of a dear friend’s place for praying with ‘By Stony Paths’. Many thanks for sharing Helen. Palm Sunday Script Welcome to ‘By Stony Paths, following the way of the Cross. Using scripture, symbols and time for reflection as we journey with Jesus through Holy Week. Today is ‘Palm Sunday’ and our gospel reading is Luke 19,[…]

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