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Light Shining in the Darkness

Tonight’s Advent Midweek Prayer Service is focusing on Light and Darkness, using a Celtic liturgy from www.faithandworship.com. In Isaiah 61:1-4, the prophet brings good news to the people in exile. 633 more words

D's Psalm, Remixed

You are Light in the Depth of Me;
you make me whole.
I rest under your verdant breath;
you give life to my being.
In mirrored pond I see your face.

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High King of Heaven

Riches I heed not, nor man’s empty praise,
Thou mine Inheritance, now and always:
Thou and Thou only, first in my heart,
High King of Heaven, my Treasure Thou art. 246 more words


When I close my eyes to the end of day,
breathe deeply, stretch to reach
beyond myself, release all that
has cinched my being, I shift…

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The Rhythms Of Longing And Belonging In A Community

A culture that cannot praise the divine becomes a bare, cold place. The demise of religious and spiritual practice has contributed hugely to this flattening. 193 more words


You Enter The Secret Temple Of Your Deepest Belonging

There are no words for the deepest things. Words become feeble when mystery visits and prayer moves into silence. In post-modern culture the ceaseless din of chatter has killed our acquaintance with silence. 246 more words


A Secret Belonging Carried Within The Soul

One of the most tender images is the human person at prayer. When the body gathers itself before the Divine, a stillness deepens. The blaring din of distraction ceases and the deeper tranquillity within the heart envelops the body. 251 more words