Reflections from December 17

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 5 January 2018, 13:14


Reflections from December 17

Reflections from December 17

I am a city on a hill, I am a light in the darkness. Let my light shine. Jesus living in me can change the world. Let my light shine, let my light shine. If God is for me, who can stand against me? Let my light shine.

In the predominantly Muslim country of Indonesia, one peculiarity of the government's stance on 'freedom of religion' is that every Indonesian is required to embrace one of six recognised religions. This is mandatory. Atheism is not an option.

At the P&S Quiet Day entitled 'Windows into Advent' Revd Canon Edward Carter gave an inspirational talk and presented a video which enabled us all to gain a further background to the season. Please look out for our next Prayer and Spirituality Day and come along if you can.

St Gertrude devoted herself intensely to personal prayer and meditation and began writing spiritual treatises for the benefit of her nuns. Gertrude was recognised as one of the great mystics of the 13th century. Gertrude practised a spirituality called “nuptial mysticism”, that is, she came to see herself as the bride of Christ.

The cobbler gasped and said, said he…How could you enjoy my humble fayer Excuse me Lord, but you just weren’t there. The Lord looked kindly on the man and with a hand on his shoulder he gently began. "Lift up your heart for I kept My word. I called out loud and I know you heard. Three times I came to your friendly door; Thrice My Spirit overshadowed your floor.


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