At long last the group study guide to accompany my book Destination: Transformation is available. I have been piloting it and testing the questions so it comes having been road-tested and recommended by a diverse group of Christian friends. As for pricing - I have opted for the lowest possible prices for both the paperback … Continue reading Groups get ready
The text is here. This was a very personal experience yesterday when I used this Psalm for Ignatian prayer, and to be honest, I wasn't sure if I should share it, but here goes. I don't reveal too much in this post, but I hope to point you in the right direction and that someone … Continue reading Reflections on Psalm 27: You’re safe
Here's the text. In this chapter Job is tormented because it appears that he knows God is very close to him, and keeping a watchful eye on him (v3), but still Job's suffering continues. God's presence doesn't bring comfort, instead He wants God to leave him alone so he can die in relative peace. Job … Continue reading Reflections and questions on Job 14: When God feels close but suffering continues
These photos both stir me to pray, and also challenge me to not to become numb to the suffering depicted. I lost count of the number of times the word 'airstrike' is used. Do the Yemenis have any hope for the new year? Lord have mercy. https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2017/12/more-than-a-thousand-days-of-war-in-yemen/549329/?utm_source=&silverid=MzEwMTkxMTUxNjQ5S0
Did you know today is Antiphon Day? If you've read even a small part of Destination: Transformation, you'll know I quote prayers from Celtic Daily Prayer a lot. Today, for the first time, I decided to do an advent pilgrimage (an hour long walk!) based on the antiphon prayers and readings. It was wonderful, and … Continue reading O Antiphons
It is my great pleasure to be living in the US for a couple of years, I am British and love being here, I know I am very blessed. It is fascinating though to observe how different Christian populations practice their faith; surely we should all be pretty similar as Christians but it seems to … Continue reading Where have American Christians put their crosses?