All blog posts in the 'Reflections and Stories' category

Rach's Reflections - Wet Feet

Submitted by Rach Collins on Mon, 06/11/2017 - 12:26

Rach’s reflection from her visit to Lancaster University Chaplaincy last night, where she shared food, worship and more food with the chaplain and student community.

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The Mexican Day of the Dead is a Celebration of Life!

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 25/10/2017 - 16:42

Mexican Quaker, Marisol Reyes, explains how the 'Day of the Dead' festival came into being and what it means for Mexicans. 

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Rach's Reflections - Intentional Chances of Encounter

Submitted by Rach Collins on Fri, 13/10/2017 - 10:58

Reflecting on chance encounters, being intentional and, because it’s Rach, trains.

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The Power Within: Empowered, Encouraged, Enlightened.

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 20/09/2017 - 11:10

Soonaea Kang shares her story of faith. Content Warning: Abuse.

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A Week In Silence

Submitted by SCM Leeds on Fri, 08/09/2017 - 15:05

A group from SCM Leeds recently visited the Taizé Community in France. Alice Healey shares her experience of the silent retreat that she participated in whilst there, and some things she learned along the way. 

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Rach's Reflection - Grounding

Submitted by Rach Collins on Thu, 07/09/2017 - 15:04

Rach searches for places she can be grounded.

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The Gospel and Safe Spaces

Submitted by Lisa_M on Thu, 07/09/2017 - 11:43

Are students 'precious snowflakes', who can't see beyond their campuses to the injustices in the world? Simone Ramacci responds to a Daily Mail article claiming that students are navel-gazing babies who only care about themselves.

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Quakers and Language: Classically Christian or Distinctly Quaker?

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 21/08/2017 - 17:32

By Chloe Scaling, Theology and Religion student and President of Durham University Quaker Society

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Rach's Reflection - no big yellow taxi

Submitted by Rach Collins on Tue, 25/07/2017 - 11:59

Rach ponders on living in the now and not waiting for things to be over to see them as they really are.

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Rach's Reflections - Boxes

Submitted by Rach Collins on Mon, 10/07/2017 - 16:07

When your life is all in boxes what is it that you keep?

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