A prayer by Harry Martin, which I offer in celebration of the southern winter solstice, Jesus, Love, we seek your coming. As your servants we join with all creation in proclaiming your glory. The winter barren trees look heavenward, Anticipating the newness of life, coming in the springs of your resurrection. The soaring eagle lifts … Continue reading Praying through the Winter Solstice
The Journey Of The Magi By T S Elliott A cold coming we had of it, Just the worst time of the year For a journey, and such a long journey: The ways deep and the weather sharp, The very dead of winter.' And the camels galled, sorefooted, refractory, Lying down in the melting snow. … Continue reading The Journey Of The Magi
I am finding Albert Bandura has a very useful model for identifying the mechanisms of moral disengagement. Indeed, when I consider the current crisis of refugee children being removed from their parents, I can say I’ve seen plenty of examples of all four major mechanisms and their subtypes coming into play already. The following examples … Continue reading How do good people do bad things and still live with themselves?
The sacralisation of space is an important aspect of ritual within Nature religions. In the New Testament though, we are told that we who are in Christ are the temple of the Holy Spirit; that we are the temple with Jesus as the foundation stone. In other words, we ARE sacred space. We sacralise whatever … Continue reading Sacralising Space