A walk in nature

This podcast has been especially created for using when you go on a walk to your favourite bit of nature. It encourages you to prayerfully notice what is around you, be grateful for it and reflect on why you love that particular place. It is a stand alone podcast created in partnership with Leeds South …

Reflection for the second lockdown

Struggling with the second lockdown? Take 10 minutes to listen to this gentle reflection about this challening time for all. We invite you to reflect on what your coping strategies will be. For many reflection, meditation and mindfulness have proved vital for coping in these difficult times. For a full list of our guided meditations …

Time is up

“What have they done to the rain?” (Malvina Reynolds) Take a look at the images. The installation artwork is called Tears of the Angels and consists of hand made clay bowls, each imprinted with the chemical equation for rain or acid rain. These were displayed with crystal drops and a video piece showing moving thunder …

Do something

“I will not die an unlived life, I will not live in fear of failing or catching fire. I choose to inhabit my days” (Dawna Markova) Take a look at the first picture, what do you see? Someone told me that it looked like skeletons within a horizon, which is more accurate than they could …

Love the question

“Have courage and wait” (Northumbrian Community Daily Prayer) Take a look at the first image. This is the text from a book I made based on the Iona Community pilgrimage which takes you on a circular journey around the island. I have shared a version of the second image here before, but this picture shows …

Pillars of mindfulness

At LMM we want to provide resources that help you find moments of quiet and reflection in this busy world. We are working with Tim Moore from Blackbird Mindfulness on a series of podcasts that take us through the pillars of mindfulness. The pillars are the basic principles that will set us all in good …

Silence and our faith tradition

We asked a few friends to share about the importance of silence and where silence was in their tradition. This is the second of three videos where we explore silence and how it intersects with our spirituality or faith. The first is about how silence can be empowering and the final video is about silence …

A Bird in the Hand

“Pray with open hand, not clenched first” (Jim Cotter) Take a look at the first picture. This is a print about prayer and refers to the bible verse in which prayer is referred to as sweet smelling incense, a subtle yet present reality. What do you think of when you think of prayer? Is it …

Empowering silence

We asked a few of our friends to share why they love times of silence and they shared about their experience of empowering silence. This is the first in a series of three videos about silence and how silence interacts with our spirituality and faith. You can find the second video about silence and faith …

Attend to the edges

“None so blind as those who can’t see” (traditional saying) Take a look at both pictures. What strikes you? what do you like about them? What do you think they mean? Both of these artworks are part of a project called Glossary in which I worked with adults with a disability to enable them to …