I wonder how many of your friends and family think that the 'religious' story that the Christmas season is based on is a bit obsolete? Is the spirituality of the season a bit of a dinosaur, it's there but not really a living part of what we're about... The thing about dinosaurs (and the spiritual… Continue reading Advent Reflections 2018 : Day 3 : Obsolete?
As we take the opportunity to slow down, gather our thoughts and prepare for the Christmas season, I am often drawn to the plethora of advent material that helps us to grow spiritually. Much of the material I personally engage with is based on 'the ancient path', monastic prayers and thoughts from the saints. In… Continue reading Advent Reflections 2018 : Day 2 : The Ancient Path
At the start of advent, I often think about Mary. What a truly remarkable journey that we remember over the next 24 days in the run up to the celebrations of Jesus' birth on Christmas morning. The magnificat (Song of Mary) is a fascinating insight into part of Mary's story... My soul doth magnify the… Continue reading Advent Reflections 2018 : Day 1 : Mary