All blog posts in the 'Reflections' category
I have one of those complicated families which has inconsiderately spread itself across the breadth of the United Kingdom. As well as making it difficult to see one another, this wreaks logistical havoc on present-buying occasions, such as birthdays and – most of all – Christmas. As such, most of my relatives and friends have, at least once, received a gift via that most ubiquitous of middle men, Amazon. Sometimes I have even asked dear old Mr A to wrap the gift for me.Read more
Susan Clarkson from the Catholic Worker Community contributes her thoughts to our Peace, Power and Protest blog series, reflecting on finding peace within ourselves.Read more
Harmon Gattis from the Darvell Community contributes his thoughts to our Peace, Power and Protest blog series, touching on the theme of protest and the recent death of Nelson Mandela.Read more
International Development Studies student Lauren Stevens shares her musings on her year teaching abroad and her dreams for a better world.Read more
Finding peace in a busy worldRead more
Part 2 of the resources used in the Prayer Trail at SCM's conference.....
Beauty of the broken glass
Set up: some glass beads scattered on the floor
A Jesuit Community Volunteer once said that living out his spirituality in the inner city meant that the challenge to find God in all things included the beauty of the broken glass.
If you mean to take that challenge seriously - to find beauty and God in what is broken - then take a bead from the ground and keep it somewhere to remind you of that challenge.Read more