All blog posts in the 'Reflections and Stories' category

Why I’m Spending a Year Living With a Community of Nuns

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 03/07/2017 - 10:21

SCM member Sian Eastwood explains why she’s making the step to live in community for the next 12 months.

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What Makes a Good Leader?

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 05/06/2017 - 12:35

Good leadership involves striking a fine balance between listening and doing, working tirelessly and enjoying rest.

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Building Muscles of Compassion

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 05/06/2017 - 10:51

The world is a gym, in which we push against anger in order to build muscles of compassion.

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Rach's Reflections - Celebrate with SCM

Submitted by Rach Collins on Thu, 01/06/2017 - 14:05

Rach ponders celebrating endings and beginnings and invites you to celebrate with us at Movement 2017: All Are Welcome.

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When your team doesn’t win

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 31/05/2017 - 10:01

When we’re disappointed with the result of an election, how do we carry on building God’s kingdom?

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Rach’s Reflections: Life In All Its Fullness

Submitted by SCM on Fri, 19/05/2017 - 11:56

Living a life in all its fullness might just mean the opposite of what we think.

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Rach’s Reflections: Whatever the Future May Be

Submitted by Rach Collins on Tue, 02/05/2017 - 11:25

Why finding a career isn’t the be-all and end-all of university.

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Rach's Reflections - The Stones Will Cry Out

Submitted by Rach Collins on Thu, 13/04/2017 - 11:33

In an attempt to keep her blogs interesting Rach is using half of them to reflect on different themes, this week on Holy week.

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The Challenge of Lent: Prayer and Action

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 12/04/2017 - 14:10

Realising the power and challenge of prayer during this season of Lent.

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The Gift of the Present: Dealing with Mental Health During Lent

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 05/04/2017 - 16:50

SCM member Shanika Ranasinghe writes about how mindfulness of the here and now has helped her observe Lent this year.

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