MONDAY

A day in the life of an interfaith minister... So many people I speak to about interfaith ministry see it as ceremony work... marking transitions, particularly marriage and death, but it feels so much more than that. I feel it permeates so much of my life so I've decided to write some 'day in the life of' posts to see if I can paint a picture... So, today started, like most days, with putting on my ruby ring and speaking aloud the vow I took at ordination last July and thus

LIGHT

I've got into a practice of lighting candles. Its not something I've ever done before, but whilst doing my ministry training it became a practice. Its a moment to pause, to consciously invite in the light, to remember the light in each of us and our connection through the light. Often I light a candle before a group meditation, before spiritual counselling, calling in all that supports us into the space. I loved observing the candle lighting of Hannukah at dusk each evening