This is to introduce out shiny new website. Our site is all about contemplative spirituality, check out our about page for more on this. Here you will find news, information, recommended books and contact details if you are interested in any of our groups, retreats or quiet days. There is also our blog which has a variety of articles on contemplative spirituality from many angles. This is a new website so do keep checking in to discover new things as this venture unfolds in
Our spiritual direction group, Desert Soul, meets every other Wednesday at 3.00pm. Since lockdown we have not been able to meet face to face but have continued our work online. Once we are able to reconvene we intend to hold both face to face and group meetings. If you are interested in either of these options (face to face or online) please get in touch through the the contact page.
A reflection on Luke 18:10-14 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee, standing by himself, was praying thus, ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other people: thieves, rogues, adulterers, or even like this tax collector. I fast twice a week; I give a tenth of all my income.’ But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even look up to heaven, but was beating his breast and saying, ‘God, be merciful to me, a
It all feels very different from the last lockdown for which we had glorious weather, lighter nights and we were able to get our and enjoy nature a little more. In many ways it seems more difficult and with the global news we see each day, definitely more gloomy. In times such as this it is important to remember that this worldly view is not the only view. From a spiritual perspective very many believe that this is a time of transition, that the pain the world is going throu