WEDNESDAY

A day in the life of an interfaith minister... Interfaith ministry isn't just about about being a celebrant. These posts aim to paint a picture of how my ministry permeates all of my life... For the people who've learnt to meditate with me I offer a 'Motivated to Meditate Club'... perhaps for those who've had a regular practice but have fallen out of it and wish to put more focus on meditation knowing the benefits it brings... or perhaps for those who learnt years ago, but

SUNDAY

A day in the life of an interfaith minister... Interfaith ministry isn't just about about being a celebrant. These posts aim to paint a picture of how my ministry permeates all of my life... Sunday is often a busy day for me... how do you think I spend it? Maybe you're envisaging trips to church or online services... I am a 'minister' after all! But for me spirituality isn't connected to religion. I may talk about God (if people are comfortable with the word), but that mea

NATURE QUEST

As part of the retreat I was on earlier this month we were invited to take a nature quest. This was our non-zoom time to dive into a practice, to bring insight, with the invitation for that insight to be shared on our return. Two hours in nature with the questions ...Who am I? and ...What does my heart most deeply desire to express or create? The reason I'd booked the retreat was to have a wee bit of time, before returning to work, to connect with myself and what I wanted to

REFLECTION

Usually on New Years Eve or maybe the day before, we go for a walk as a family and talk about the year we're leaving. Last year I have a feeling we did it indoors, in Fort William, at the TravelLodge, as I remember we labelled the floor Jan to Dec and 'walked through' the year together. This year we managed an actual outdoor walk. We went through the months remembering what'd happened... the highs... the lows... the achievements... the challenges... the places we've been... t

LONGING

I long for a world Where everything is different Where I no longer need to straddle two paradigms Where my spiritual self can feel comfortable to live in the humanness of this world I long for a world Which doesn't make me weep... and rage At the injustice, the inhumanity Which doesn't cause me to feel pain every... single... day... I long for a world Which is so radically different Its difficult to even dream at times Where wisdom is currency and those who care are those