All blog posts in the 'Reflections' category

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 Diary - Working 9-5?!

Submitted by Rach Collins on Mon, 23/10/2017 - 12:03

Rach keeps up her random work-life balance with a whole week in Manchester before traveling around the Midlands - just for a change!

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Lizzie's Epic SCM Tour: A Reflection

Submitted by Lizzie_G on Fri, 20/10/2017 - 18:01

This September I travelled the country to meet with SCM members and supporters. I was anxious – would my car hold together? (Lola’s exhaust and wheel have both fallen off recently…) Would I survive a 12 city tour in 7 days? Was the drive across the Yorkshire Moors coastline a stupid idea? Would I find the hope I was looking for...?

Thankfully, I wasn't disappointed.

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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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Rach's Diary - Welcome Week Everywhere!

Submitted by Rach Collins on Wed, 04/10/2017 - 16:49

More trains for Rach as she covers three welcome weeks, and updates the blog on what else has been going on.

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Rach's Diary - Freshers' in Manchester, the 2nd Edition

Submitted by Rach Collins on Wed, 27/09/2017 - 16:16

Another fortnight, another diary blog. What has Rach been up to for Manchester's Welcome week?

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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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Rach's Diary - On your marks

Submitted by Rach Collins on Wed, 13/09/2017 - 12:06

Year two starts with lots of preparation and more training.

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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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