I’ve been leading a mindfulness group for the last 9 weeks. “Leading” is actually a slightly misleading word. All I did was invite 10 to 12 friends to purchase the same book that I myself had decided to read and then I set up a closed group on Facebook with the idea that we could... Continue Reading →
Mindfulness and Spirituality – Book Review
I recently posted up a blog about the usefulness of Mindfulness as a practise. Some of my reflections came from this recently published book by Tim Stead. This is a very useful and readable book on subject of Mindfulness. I especially liked his insights on God being one and God being experienced in the now.... Continue Reading →
Mindfulness – helpful practise or misleading fad?
I've been exploring the whole idea of 'mindfulness' in more depth recently. There have been two books that have helped me with this Mindfulness and Christian Spirituality by Tim Stead, who is an Anglican priest and Finding Peace in a Frantic World by Williams and Penman. This last one is described as a "life changing... Continue Reading →
We have started a new "service" at St Peter and St John's Church. I use the word "service" loosely because it's more of "space" really, or in fact several 'Still Spaces'. Still Spaces at seven o'clock on Sunday evening was chosen to be a deliberately alliterative title to help anyone remember when it happens. But... Continue Reading →