Category Archives: Contemplation

Music Prayer Film Video and Festivals

How do we as Christian celebrate the seasons including secular celebrations? Today, I was stopped in my tracks by 4 artpieces which I now find are related.  I began by feeling drawn to picking up and rereading a section in … Continue reading

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The art of sermon writing

Here’s an insight into writing a sermon, by a pastor and Radio DJ, Steve Stockman. http://stocki.typepad.com/soulsurmise/2016/10/the-art-of-stockmans-sermon-prepration.html  

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Contemplating

Simply by providing a pew facing art, creates an unspoken invitation to linger.  A support for extended thinking. Another help is an Audio Guide.  This gives you all the information of a handout, but in a way which does not … Continue reading

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Time Walkers

This morning I walked through a hundred years …. of stone carvings, stained glass, Victorian floor tiles and Russian icons gifted by Tsar Nicholas II to Bishop Eden.  In other words, Inverness Cathedral. As you sit at the welcome desk, … Continue reading

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Prayer, Photo, Poem

This prayerspace photo prompted the poem. Prayer Closet the silence of the white sheeting the hovering, brooding wings enveloping heaven parascending to earth sitting in the cloud of unknowing this womb of listening hear the almighty heartbeat calling closer, closer, closest   … Continue reading

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Video – the passion of the cross

A short video portraying the passion of the cross… This video was created by Heather Gregg for the Love Loss Hope – the Art of Easter exhibition currently running at the Kings Factory, Smithton, Inverness

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Art of Easter 2014 – Audio Guide

 

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Kiss of Grace – Lorna McDougall

  Recently we have had the pleasure of mastering an album of instrumental soaking music for Lorna McDougall – called Kiss of Grace. Kiss of Grace came from a live recording at a soaking session at Lorna’s home.  Lorna asked … Continue reading

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The Word we study has to be the Word we pray…

It has been over 15 years since I first read ‘The Ragamuffin Gospel’ by Brennan Manning, and it was well due a re-read. Today a couple of paragraphs have caught my attention and my heart.. and I’m sharing with you … Continue reading

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Spirituality is…

Spirituality is not one compartment or sphere of life. Rather, it is a lifestyle : the process of life lived with the vision of faith. Sanctity lies in discovering my true self, moving towards it, and living out of it. … Continue reading

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