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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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Lectio – Leviticus 19:9-10

I am reading Leviticus at present and today two verses in chapter 19 stood out for me. 9 “When you harvest the crops of your land, do not harvest the grain along the edges of your fields, and do not pick … Continue reading

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Lectio – Psalm 19… the heavens declare…

    There is a saying attributed to St Francis that goes something like this “Preach the Gospel at all times; and if you have to use words”… Psalm 19 For the choir director: A psalm of David. 1 The heavens … Continue reading

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Lectio – Ephesians 2:19-20 – Citizenship

I was reading this passage earlier today on the “3 Minute Reteat” app. 19 So now you [Gentiles] are no longer strangers and foreigners. You are citizens along with all of God’s holy people. You are members of God’s family. 20 Together, we … Continue reading

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Lectio – John 15:5-17

  It has been some time since I last posted a passage to this blog for Lectio Divina. I wanted to share this passage with you – On Saturday 22nd September I had the privilege of leading a time of Lectio Divina … 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 – Ephesians 3:16-21

Ephesians 3 & 4 have been coming around again and again recently for me, and I thought I’d like to share passages that have spoken to me with you. The first of these is Ephesians 3:16-21 where Paul prays for … Continue reading

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