Category Archives: Prayer

Gardens as a place to reconnect

Appropriately, for this blog titled reconnected-place, there is good news about spaces to reconnect with God through nature: the Quiet Gardens Movement.  Very generous people have recognised that space in nature can be a wonderful place to ‘read’ God’s mystery … Continue reading

Posted in Contemplation, Prayer, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Lord’s Prayer in Glaswegian

The Lord’s Prayer in Scots by Jamie Stuart Continue reading

Posted in Prayer, Prayer & Intercession | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Another view of Christmas

serendipity (noun) – the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way. “a fortunate stroke of serendipity” I don’t regularly listen to Radio 2, but flicking through the channels while driving home last Thursday morning I came … Continue reading

Posted in 3 Minute Retreat, Contemplation, Mission, Prayer, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Contemplation, Prayer | Leave a comment

Why people don’t go to prayer meetings (Frequently Unspoken Questions and Answers)

(An imagined conversation) There’s going to be a half-night of prayer (7 pm to 11 pm) this Friday. That’s nice for you. I won’t be there. Why? Look, I’ll be honest. It’s too boring. What do you think a prayer … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Something is missing – Leonard Ravenhill

“You never have to advertise a fire.  Everyone comes running when there’s a fire.  Likewise, when your church is on fire, you will not have to advertise it.  The community will already know it!” “When I pastored a church in … Continue reading

Posted in Effective Church, Prayer | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The StAnd – Year of Prayer – Week 13 – Workplace Chaplaincy

Prayer Focus – Week 13 Author: Ruth Morris – Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland at Stirling Baptist Church Family Life Centre Theme: Workplace Chaplaincy Scotland and people in the workplace People in the workplace carry responsibilities and pressures that are becoming increasingly difficult … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer, Service | Tagged , | Leave a comment