Category Archives: Contemplation

The gift of repentance…

Johns gospel is about transformation… The transformation of water in to wine. What he is writing about is a change of consciousness in ourselves. This is what the Father wants to give us; this is the purpose for which he … Continue reading

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A Weekend with Margaret Silf – 6-8th September 2013

How can we begin to engage in an authentic spirituality of transition? We are living through times of enormous change and transition. Some changes are like childbirth – painful yet ultimately life giving. Others are potentially destructive. The Coach House … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina – Psalm 103 – Praise the Lord, my soul…

Often when God told Israel off he said something along the lines of “you have not remembered me”. To pursue a deep intimate relationship with God the first thing we need to encourage ourselves to remember him. in Psalm 103 … Continue reading

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Faith is….

Some thoughts of John 3… “If we are to be born again, its will not be enough to look as a spectator at the outside event, but we need a kind of insight to see inside it, and that insight … Continue reading

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Water into Wine – Stephen Verney

Water into Wine, An Introduction to John’s Gospel by Stephen Verney Over the last couple of years this excellent little book has been my companion each time I have read the gospel of John. John’s gospel was written over 40 … Continue reading

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Listening to the Voice of God – the greatest revelation…

There was a large thump this morning then the postman put the mail through the letterbox. A couple of new books had arrived… ‘Water into Wine’ by Stephen Verney (more of which later), and ‘Surprised by the Voice of God’ … Continue reading

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Quiet Places – July 2013

Last night we ran our regular quiet place… a space for people to come an enter into silence.. to meet with God face to face… After folks went their own way I picked up the camera and took a few … Continue reading

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