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...time apart to simply be.
 

Candle glowing in the darkAll welcome to a time of reflection, simplicity and stillness.

You are invited to follow the words of a reflection at home - maybe lighting a candle at 7.30pm so that we can hold the silence together and know our spiritual connection with each other. 

 

The next Quiet Space resource will be available for Sunday, 23rd August 2020.

 


 


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Enjoying God's World: 24th May 2020
Welcome to this evening’s Quiet Space. We begin and end with words from the seventeenth century poet and spiritual writer Thomas Traherne, and then are invited to spend time reflecting on words from Psalm 104, accompanied by photographs from this spring, allowing space between each section.
Open Enjoying God's World: 24th May 2020

Change and Growth: 17th May 2020
Whatever activity and distractions there are around me, Whatever worries and concerns are vying for my attention, I begin this quiet time by finding that centre of stillness within me, settling into a moment of peace, asking for the peace that only God can give. 
Open Change and Growth: 17th May 2020

Quiet Space: 10th May 2020
Best of all is God is with us, God will hold and never fail, keep that truth when storms are raging, God remains though faith is frail.  (Singing the Faith 610)
Open Quiet Space: 10th May 2020

Our Daily Bread: 3 May 2020
During this time of ‘cocooning’ we may find our relationship with food has changed. Perhaps we spend more time thinking about where, when and how to get the food we need. Some items are scarce – we delight in the surprise of obtaining flour or yeast. We may have more time to cook with care. For those who don’t have the resources to feed themselves properly and for those who help them, this is a difficult time.
Open Our Daily Bread: 3 May 2020

Praising, stillness, meditation... 26 April 2020
Sources: Tess Ward, The Celtic Wheel of the Year; The Iona Community; R.S Thomas.
Open Praising, stillness, meditation... 26 April 2020

"A Sound of Sheer Silence" 19 April 2020
Reflection on Elijah’s journey as he flees from Jezebel
Open "A Sound of Sheer Silence" 19 April 2020

Easter Sunday 12 April 2020
Before we begin, gather around you a small selection of items that you find especially life giving and enhancing - photos of friends and family, a favourite picture or artefact, a gift from a special person, a beautiful shell or stone .... You now have before you some of your most significant possessions. 
Open Easter Sunday 12 April 2020

Quiet Space: 5 Apr 20
“The Way to Jerusalem” – reflections from Mark’s gospel Chapter 10

Quiet Space: 29 Mar 20
The story is told that the soon-to-be Pope Francis asked Pope Benedict, ‘Can you smoke while you pray?’  A shocked Benedict retorted, ‘Of course not’.  Francis then asked, ‘Well, can you pray while you smoke?’  The face of a reflective Benedict suggested he acknowledged a lesson learnt.

The Full Extent of His Love: 22 Mar 20
We’re sharing readings and reflections with periods of silence in between. During the times of silence you may like to be aware of any particular word or phrase that draws your attention.

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