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Advent Reflections 2018 : Day 10 : Unlikely Characters

Today we focus on finding the advent spirituality in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'. Much like the characters we are finding behind the doors of our nativity advent calendar each day, the Guardians of the Galaxy are an unlikely and sometimes motley crew. An outlaw, a green assassin, a tattooed wrestler, a raccoon and a tree end… Continue reading Advent Reflections 2018 : Day 10 : Unlikely Characters

Advent Reflections 2018 : Day 9 : Advent Ecology

One of my favourite artists is Andy Goldsworthy, his use of natural materials and installations out in the wild are fascinating. I've always been keen on exploring ecology, the environment and our impact on it - I wrote my undergrad dissertation researching the differences in ecocentric and technocentric eco housing. St Francis also explored ecology… Continue reading Advent Reflections 2018 : Day 9 : Advent Ecology

Advent Reflections 2018 : Day 8 : Adventure

Adventure is out there As tag lines go, the film UP has a good one... and adventure is obviously a theme that permeates our culture. I don't think there's a character that oozes the sense of adventure more than Indiana Jones. Dr Jones is always looking for adventure and searching for the unexplainable. Advent is… Continue reading Advent Reflections 2018 : Day 8 : Adventure