Prayer, Contemplation and Solitude

Deep in every human heart is a longing, most people don’t have a name for this longing, so they look for substitutes. The problem is that the substitutes don’t work. How does our heart become one with God? We connect to the heart of God, creation and the contemporary world through the rhythms of prayer, contemplation and solitude. These are the three things that unite us with God.

A New Heaven and a New Earth

Never before has a promise of hope meant so much. Living now as we do in an era of violence, pain and trauma this vision of John gives us hope for a new Heaven and a new Earth.

Prayer, Contemplation and Solitude

Deep in every human heart is a longing, most people don’t have a name for this longing, so they look for substitutes. The problem is that the substitutes don’t work. How does our heart become one with God? We connect to the heart of God, creation and the contemporary world through the rhythms of prayer, contemplation and solitude. These are the three things that unite us with God.

Rhythm, Solitude and Creation

How does our heart become one with God? We connect to the heart of God, creation and the contemporary world through the rhythms of prayer, contemplation and solitude. These are the three things that unite us with God. Ray Simpson

The Heavens Declare Hope

There is a new world and it has already begun. It works through healing and forgiveness and fresh starts and peace and hope. It brings hope through beauty and life and flourishing. There is good news of freedom and justice and beauty and life. Those who follow Christ should be the bearers of this good news to all people, creatures, creation, cultures and every place that they encounter.

A Call to Follow

A Call to Follow is a simple and beautiful poem that you can use today as a prayer.  I particularly love the line ‘let me your creation discover how to be creative’. I hope you enjoy this simple… Read More

A New Heaven and a New Earth

Never before has a promise of hope meant so much. Living now as we do in an era of violence, pain and trauma this vision of John gives us hope for a new Heaven and a new Earth.

Nature and the Soul by Richard Rohr

Creation is our first and final cathedral. Nature is the one song of praise that never stops singing. The world is no “contest” any more, but as Mary Oliver says, “the doorway into thanks.”