life & spirituality

New Barnsley in Belfast, Covid and New Life

emerging-daffodilsemerging-daffodilsReflection on how God’s creative energy cannot be tied down especially in a lockdown!  read more »

Karen, Covid and Praise

'Crosses and Graces' A friend from Scotland writes about how she lived through both difficult and beautiful moments around the death of her mother. It becomes a song of praise.
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Claire, Covid and the Feast of the Presentation

Little sister Claire writes about her experience of moving into St Anne's home, Stoke Newington, at the beginning of the Lockdown
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The Prayer of Abandonment

THE PRAYER OF ABANDONMENT The well-known "prayer of abandonment" is often the first, or even only, thing people know about Charles de Foucauld. They frequently find it both challenging and deeply meaningful or consoling. Lsr Kathy recounts how it came into being:
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2019 Christmas, Room In The Inn

Kathy with a Co-workerKathy with a Co-workerLittle sister Kathleen lives in England. She has been working at the Crown Hotel in "Wells-next-the-Sea," Norfolk, for a couple of years, and she shared the following last Christmas:
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