Category Archives: Children’s Spirituality

A simple all age evening prayer at the More than Writers blog

Today I’m over at More than Writers sharing some thoughts about establishing a bedtime prayer habit with children. If you haven’t yet seen this site, it’s a great place to connect with more Christian writers and bloggers from the UK. … Continue reading

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Preparing for Lent: Audio

I finished! and am so happy to be starting this Lenten family read! Inspired by the advent wreaths we lit in December I have been thinking about a special candle for Lent. I’ve chosen simple floating candles, inspired by the baptism of Jesus which … Continue reading

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Advent Reflections: An all-age imaginative prayer

Throughout December I’m posting several Advent Reflections: some quotes, some images, some meditations. It’s not a series so feel free to dip in and out as and when you have a moment or are looking for new inspiration! On Saturday we … Continue reading

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Preparing for Advent: planning a holy Advent

Following our prayer time earlier this week I wanted to spend one more of these Advent preparation slots thinking about Advent itself.  Next week I promise we will start the Christmas preparation! Today let’s prayerfully plan how we will spend … Continue reading

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Sunday School Mark 5:21-43

We’re in the midst of a series about Jesus’ healing miracles. We began by recapping the previous stories and discussing how Jesus had healed e.g. by his words, his touch etc.  I asked the children, aged 4 to 7, to think of … Continue reading

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A profound word about separation

This wonderful quote is in my mind this week as everyone goes back to school: “When I asked him if he would miss me, he said no, he wouldn’t, because he would remember.” Leila Hadley, “Give Me The World“

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