Category Archives: Reads of the Week

To every thing there is a season

The changing seasons are one of the things I love about living in the UK. I love the sudden greenness of spring with it’s longer days and drying washing outdoors; the warmth of summer with fewer clothes, longer days and … Continue reading

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The blank canvas of a new year!

One of my favourite things about this ‘in-between’ time, alongside playing with new toys and enjoying more family time, is planning ahead to the new year. I’ve used a range of resources to guide my thoughts in the past.  Here … Continue reading

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Advent Reads of the Week

  Fascinating and wonderful exploration of the significance of the animals in your nativity scene at The Great Adventure More ideas for Advent Prayer Stations Inspiring angles from which people are approaching Advent readings: an alternative translation, a more unusual … Continue reading

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Reads of the Week: Advent special

Haley Stewart of Carrots for Michaelmas posts at Kitchen Stewardship about her family’s approach to Advent. Vinita posts at Deepening Friendship a wonderful guide for an afternoon of preparation for Advent. This sounds just wonderful. Some special verses from Constance … Continue reading

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Reads of the Week

Helpful honesty about the challenge of maintaining a spiritual life amidst a houseful of young children, and lots of useful resources from Ann Kroeker at The High Calling Pause, Ponder, and Prepare Advent inspiration Two upcoming gratitude studies for November … Continue reading

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Reads of the Week

From Humane Pursuits: In Defense of Daydreaming Five Bedtime Prayers Prayers for Mornings & Other New Beginnings

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Reads of the Week

After I shared my struggles with the gift of time this week, at every turn I found more helpful words on the subject: Firstly there was this reflection on having it all. This post about discerning the right balance. A meditation on being … Continue reading

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Reads of the week (& listens too)

Take a 10 minute retreat and breathe easier for the rest of the day. If you have longer, be inspired to find God in landscapes. Print these ideas off and use them after school next week: how to ask the … Continue reading

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Best reads around the web

These three reads have continued to resonate with me all week. I hope you enjoy them too. Esther Week 1 Loved Sinners Helping parents lead their family in worship Spirituality in the Classroom

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