Category Archives: Spirituality

Christ is risen!

I tried to dedicate Lent to pondering the question ‘why did Jesus have to die’. Or, maybe more accurately, questioning the question. My Lenten reading was the Stature of Waiting (W.H. Vanstone, 1982) alongside our house group book The Things … Continue reading

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One thing I ask

In the summer while travelling and staying with people it seemed very difficult to maintain a pattern of personal prayer. I more or less manged to do a bit of reading and reflection in the mornings before getting out of … Continue reading

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Poem “Morning Prayer”

I close the doors to stop the draft and still myself in front of the icon of the cross. Inside me there is a flame flickering. Candle wax runs like molten glass and the mind slowly finds its level and … Continue reading

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Desert or paradise

Have you had a look at what Halton is like yet? The surrounding area is very beautiful with the Lune Valley (Lunesdale!) and the hills. It is a place that awakens the senses to the appreciation of God’s creation. The … Continue reading

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