Below is a resource for churches to use within a Sunday service. Please use it in whatever way is best for you, take the parts that are useful and discard those bits that won't work in your context. Pre-service work In this service we will be encouraging people to make green hearts. If it is… Continue reading Green hearts: Climate Sunday
“Your body is a temple of the divine spirit” 1 Corinthians 6 Take a look at the first image. This is a very old print that I made when at Art College. What does it say to you? The second image is by Aishan Yu and was made as part of an ongoing project at… Continue reading Let’s Get Physical
Why is silence important to you in your spirituality and faith? We asked a few friends to share their experiences of silence and why they love making time fo silence regularly, how it helps them to connect to themselves or their understanding of God. This is the third is a series of videos about silence,… Continue reading Silence and personal spirituality
“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… Continue reading Do something
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… Continue reading Empowering silence
I have been recently made aware of the limbic brain: the part of the brain that comes fully formed with us into the world. Within it reside our earliest memories: it is where our ‘gut instincts’ originate and also where we learn our knee jerk reactions. Reactions such as flight or fight. But also as I have recently learnt, freeze. This has been a revelation to me as I have realized that I am a freezer: in the face of decision-making or crisis, I become the proverbial rabbit in headlights.