Rach Collins's blog

Rach's Reflection: Championing Chaplaincy

Rach reflects on the impact that chaplaincy had on her life as a student, and the value it continues to add even now. 

Rach's Reflection: Veggie Lent

Working for SCM has obviously rubbed off on me - there are many things I say or do differently because of the time I’ve spent in this inclusive environment, and this lent I’m trying something I’ve never done before.

I’m going veggie… for one day a week.

It’s not that I only eat meat normally. There are certain meals that my household enjoys that are vegetarian, or even vegan sometimes, but for one day a week, generally a Wednesday, I’m having a Lentern day of Intentional Vegetarianism.

There are a number of reasons I’ve decided to do this:

Rach's Reflection: Every Walk a Pilgrimage?

Rach remembers the pilgrimage that changed the way she walks. 

Rach's Reflections: A Joyful Christmas?

What word would you use to describe the year you've had? Rach reflects on the past year and the season of Christmas.

Rach's Reflection: What shapes my faith?

Rach ponders what it is that shapes her faith, enabling her to live it out through her politics and beyond. 

Rach’s Diary: The Calm Before The Beginning

Rach is getting ready for the beginning of the year. Read about where she found calm in the midst of preparing!  

Rach's Reflection: From This Day

It's A Level results day -  day of celebration, or a day of commiseration. Rach reflects on how results day is also a moment to pause, take note of who you are, and then step forward.

Rach's Reflection: Rest

Rach reflects on how running for trains can mirror the rest of her life and the need for rest.

Rach's Reflections: Discipleship

Rach joins in with discipleship month to add her own reflections with a bit of help from Simon Peter and Jonah.

Rach's Diary - A meal out in Manchester

Rach recalls meals out, theological reflection and a train update.