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Quiet Retreat Day – 20th April 2013
At the start of this year, my wife and I felt a spiritual nudge… to facilitate a quiet retreat day… Stillness and silence are very foreign to most of us – we all lead busy, noisy lives; balancing all the … Continue reading
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What is Lectio Divina?
“Lectio Divina”, a Latin term, means “divine reading” and describes a way of reading the Scriptures whereby we gradually let go of our own agenda and open ourselves to what God wants to say to us. As a guideline there are … Continue reading
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Lectio – John 14:15-21 – Love, truth and obedience…
Truth, love and obedience these elements are entangled in todays reading. The obedience of love is not one of subjugation or pressure – the obedience of love is a desire, a passion… and the core is the knowledge and understanding … Continue reading
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Lectio – John 18:3-8 – “I AM he”
On BBC 4 last night there was a programme on the most important equations of our times (BBC iPlayer: Beautiful Equations)– and I caught a brief section on Paul Diracs equation on quantum mechanics that described the spin of electrons and predicted the existence of the … Continue reading
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