Posts Categorized: emerging church

Rooted and Grounded

Autumn colours and mists pervaded the park as we met this week.  We were really aware of the change in the season. As Wend had said she felt more connected with the earth by meeting outside I thought we should continue what we started discussing on Wednesday evening in Moca  – Ian Adams “Reconnecting with the Earth”… Read more »

Travelling Light

Travelling Light Because sometimes we travel heavy and those heady times we can barely imagine the freebody movement of dance. Because sometimes we travel dark and from those hard paths we can’t even conjure an image of sunrise or moonrise or starlight or fire. Because sometimes we travel solo and those lonely times we forget… Read more »

The Selfie

Easy access to mobile phones and the internet has ushered in the age of The Selfie which requires us to take a picture of ourselves and post it on social media. There are differing perspectives on the value of recording our lives through Selfies. Ai Wei Wei, the gifted dissident chinese artist is having a… Read more »

Words I didn’t know

The medicine of words – Medicina Verbi From Anna Kamienska “A Nest of Quiet: A notebook” At the bandstand we were thinking about how words can encourage us and build us up or tear us apart. “One breath taken completely: one poem, fully written, fully read-in such a moment, anything can happen. The pressed oil… Read more »

Keep Moving

I chose the theme of Keep Moving for Sunday morning worship for three reasons; The weather forecast told of extremely cold conditions and a screaming wind straight from the Arctic. (We would need to keep moving to prevent us from getting too cold.) We are studying a book called “We make the Road by Walking”… Read more »

We make the road by walking

So last night we started discussing Brian McClaren’s book. We spent much of the evening debating his definition of ‘being spiritual’ as meaning ‘seeking aliveness’. We got a bit lost in it all, arguably, but it wasn’t bad to sit back and ask what it really means if we are aspiring to be ‘really alive’… Read more »