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    Sabbatical Journey : The Diary of His Final Year

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    This journal was written during the last year of Henri Nouwen's life, ending shortly before his death in 1996. In it, he describes his struggles with other people, his difficulty discerning what God intends for him, the direction his ministry is to take, and, woven throughout the book, are the continual, endless and beautiful themes of God's reconciling love, the Eucharist, forgiveness, friendship and love. Three weeks after writing his final words of this book, Nouwen died following a heart attack.
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    The Genesee Diary: report from a Trappist monastery

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    This touching observation is central to the probing spiritual journal of Henri Nouwen recorded during his seven-month stay in a Trappist monastery. During this period he had a unique opportunity to explore crucial issues of the spiritual life and discover 'a quiet stream underneath the fluctuating affirmations and rejections of our little world'. Henri Nouwen participated fully in the daily life and routine of the Abbey of the Genesee in upstate New York - in work and in prayer. He relates here the typical human experiences and questions that had somehow prevented Christ from being the centre of his existence. From the early weeks in the abbey - dominated by conflicting desires and concerns - to the final days of Advent, when he has found a new sense of calm expectation, Henri Nouwen never loses his critical honesty. Insightful, compassionate, often humorous, always realistic, The Genesee Diary is both an inspiration and a challenge to those who are in search of themselves.  
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    The Road to Daybreak : A Spiritual Journey

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    The Road to Daybreak is Henri Nouwen's intimate diary recording his most poignant year at l'Arche, which began in the summer of 1985, a precious time of inner renewal and self-discovery. With simplicity and honesty, he describes how the experience changed his attitudes and enriched his spiritual life. He recounts the struggles and self-doubts he faced along this rocky road to a new vocation, and introduces us to the people of l'Arche and many others whose impact on him was deep and long-lasting. Such was the impact of this experience that he chose to say yes to the call to go to l'Arche Daybreak Community in Toronto and make it his permanent home and ministry. Rich in insights and sparkling with touching and inspiring anecdotes, The Road to Daybreak invites the reader to join this renowned spiritual writer on his journey to a deeper understanding of God and the human family.
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    Wounded Prophet : A Portrait of Henri J.M.Nouwen

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    This new edition of Wounded Prophet, commemorating the tenth anniversary of the death of Henri J M Nouwen, remains essential reading for all those who have been touched by Nouwen's writing, presenting a compelling picture of a man whose spiritually profound books emerged from his own wounded and searching soul. Wounded Prophet was the first full portrait of Henri Nouwen to emerge after his untimely death in 1996 and paints an honest and sympathetic picture, examining all areas of Nouwen's life, including his outstanding gifts as a writer and speaker, his sexuality and his deep restlessness. In a new Introduction, Michael Ford reflects on the process of writing the book and the reactions to its publication, as he received positive endorsements from people in every corner of the world, pleased especially that he had highlighted Nouwen's wounds. Ultimately this portrait strengthens Nouwen's enduring appeal and his legacy as a great spiritual writer.
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    Carry Me On CD

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    For nearly 20 years Mark Riley, a Californian by birth, has come to appreciate and embrace the life, culture and sounds of the Hawaiian nation. In order to honour the people and respect the friends and place he now calls home, this recording has involved cultural expressions, natural soundscapes and Hawaiian musicians to help tell Mark's unfolding story of journeying with God on the island of Kauai as well as internationally. The melding of modern music and indigenous Hawaiian instruments on this project is a symbol of different people groups coming together in unity and exploring their God-given heritage and unique musical gifts. [playlist images="false" ids="8781,8783,8785,8787,8791,8793,8795,8797,8799,8801,8803,8805"]   As friends, Mark and I have spent time in each other's community, learning from each other, sharing life's experiences and dreaming dreams. Mark's passion to mesh song with prayer and my heart 'to ask for the ancient paths, where the good way is, and walk in it,' (Jer. 6:16) has been a catalyst for this musical expression of worship.   We are so thankful to those who have shared their stories and given us some understanding of Hawaiian culture and protocol. In our exploration and relationships we have seen God through each other's eyes, learning more of the mysteries of God and tocuhing a little bit of heaven on earth.'   Martin Neil.   All proceeds directly support outreach and ministries of MMI-KAUAI
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  • Ancient Paths
    Ancient Paths
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    Ancient Paths CD

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    Anna's first solo album includes some of her 'signature' pieces as well as some songs of her own. Some of you will recognise familiar words from the Complines in Celtic Daily Prayer drawn from Carmina Gadelica and other traditional sources. Here they are set to Anna's own music which has emerged over the years of saying and singing these night-time prayers with her children, Joel and Martha. Anna says, 'I hope you will want to play this album often and that it will capture something of the rhythm of the tides, the sounds of the island and also its stillness.'
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    Opening Door

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    A CD of 6 songs with original tunes by Community Companion Paul Lucas.
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    Walkin’ The Road

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    Newly-released in 2019, community companion Norman Cumming has written and performs a new CD of songs, which we are delighted to stock and offer for sale.
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    We Face into The Wind

    An early name for Northumberland's Holy Island, where Anna Raine lives, was Innis Medcaut, or Island of the High Winds.  "We Face Into the Wind" is Anna's second solo album, and is produced by Martin Neil. 12 Tracks: Northumberland; Bonny at Morn; Aiden's Song; Felton Lonnen; Cool of the Night; Cuddy's Call for Lindisfarne; Rigging and Bell; Night Watching; Waters of Tyne; Cheviot Hills; Woman of the Ages; Hard Times.
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  • Let nothing disturb
    Let nothing disturb
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    Let nothing disturb A4 poster

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    This prayer, known as 'Teresa's Bookmark', was found in St Teresa of Avila's Bible when she died. It is used in Midday Prayer in Celtic Daily Prayer. This calligraphic design by Pam French is also available as an A5 poster, an A6 Greetings card and an A6 postcard.
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  • Christ as a Light
    Christ as a Light
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    Christ as a Light: A4 poster

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    This calligraphic design by Pam French uses the words of the Canticle from our Morning Prayer. This design is also available as an A5 poster, an A6 greetings card and an A6 postcard.
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  • Calm me O Lord
    Calm me O Lord
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    Calm me O Lord: A4 poster

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    These words by David Adam are part of our Felgild Compline. This calligraphic design is also available as an A5 poster, an A6 greetings card and an A6 postcard.
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  • Most Powerful Holy Spirit
    Most Powerful Holy Spirit
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    Most Powerful Holy Spirit A4 poster

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    These words are the 'Invocation of the Holy Spirit' in Celtic Daily Prayer by the Northumbria Community. This calligraphic design by Pam French is also available as an A5 poster.
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    May the peace (pink) A4 poster

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    This is the blessing from Morning Prayer in Celtic Daily Prayer. This calligraphic design by Pam French is also available as an A5 poster. Pam has also produced this blessing in a yellow design that is available as A4 and A5 posters, A6 Greetings cards and A6 postcards.
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  • Do not hurry
    Do not hurry
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    Walking with Grief: A4 poster

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    This calligraphic design by Pam French is of a poem by Andy Raine published in Celtic Daily Prayer Book 1: The Journey Begins. The poem is also available, on a different background design, as an A6 Greetings card and an A6 postcard.
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    I cannot speak
    I cannot speak
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    I cannot speak: A3 poster

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    These words are from the Caedmon Liturgy in Celtic Daily Prayer in Celtic Daily Prayer Book 1: The Journey Begins. Caedmon had a stammer and thought he was useless - until one day he realised he had a wonderful gift for singing and writing songs. This calligraphic design by Pam French is also available as an A4 poster.
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    We call upon
    We call upon
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    We call upon: A3 poster

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    This prayer is used in the Brigid Liturgy (for house blessing, especially on Brigid's Day, 1 February) in Celtic Daily Prayer Book 1: The Journey Begins. The words on this print make it particularly appropriate for display in a home, perhaps in a porch or alcove. This calligraphic design is also available as an A4 poster, and A5 poster, an A6 greetings card and an A6 postcard.
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    We have come
    We have come
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    We have come: A3 poster

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    This song is written by Anita Haigh and is also available on the Waymarks CD and in the accompanying music book.  This calligraphic design by Pam French is also available as an A5 poster.
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    Most Powerful Holy Spirit
    Most Powerful Holy Spirit
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    Most Powerful Holy Spirit A3 poster

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    These words are the 'Invocation of the Holy Spirit' in Celtic Daily Prayer by the Northumbria Community. This calligraphic design by Pam French is also available as an A4 poster and an A5 poster.
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    Given for Life

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    A guide to motivational gifts by Andy Raine, one of the founders of the Northumbria Community. 'It is not what you do but the underlying WHY that you do it that betrays who you are.' Are you a 'prophet', 'ruler', mercy', server', teacher', 'exhorter', or 'giver'?
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    An Altar in the World

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    In this highly acclaimed and lyrical book, the best-selling author Barbara Brown Taylor reveals the countless ways we can discover divine depths in the small things we do and see every day. People go to extraordinary lenghts, she writes, to discover this treasure. 'They will spend hours launching prayers into the heavens. They will travel half way around the world to visit a monastery in India...The last place most people will look is right under their feet, in the everyday activities, accidents and encounters of their lives...the reason so many of us cannot see the red X marks the spot is because we're standing on it.' An Altar in the the World shows us how heaven and earth meet in such ordinary occurrences as hanging out the wahing, doing the supermarket shop, feeding an animal, losing our way. It will transfrom our understanding of ourselves and the word we live in and renew our sense of wonder at the extraordinary gift of life.
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    Learning to Walk in the Dark

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    New from best-selling author Barbara Brown Taylor, perhaps best known for An Altar in the World, comes Learning to Walk in the Dark. In this hardback book she writes with wisdom, grace and beauty as she seeks to rehabilitate what we have learned to fear - the dark. Here she reflects on how our lives do not only work when everything is brightly lit; twilight and deep darkness have treasures of their own waiting to be discovered. Babara Brown Taylor writes: 'Darkness is shorthand for anything that scares me - either because I am sure that I do not have the resources to survive ti or because I do not want to have to find out. If I had my way, I would eliminate everything from chronic back pain ti the fear of the devil from my life ad the lives of those I love. At least I think I would. The problem is this: when, despite all my best efforts, the lights have gone off in my life, plunging me into the kind of darkness that turns my knees to water, I have not died. The monsters have not dragged me out of bed and taken me back to their lair. Instead, I have learned things in the dark that I could never have learned in the light, things that have saved my life over and over again, so that there is really only one logical conclusion. I need darkness as much as I need light. Learning to Walk in the Dark is a wise spiritual companion and guide for those times in life when we don't have all the answers. Recognising our tendency to associate all that is good with light, and all that is evil and dangerous with darkness, Barbara Brown Taylor asks whether God doesn't work at night too? With her characteristic grace and generosity, she invites us to put aside our fears and anxieties and to discover all that the darkness has to teach us. She takes us to underground caverns, subterranean chapels, basement night clubs and unlit cabins in the woods on moonless nights. Through darkness, we begin to see the world and sense God's presence around us in new ways, guiding us through things seen an unseen, and teaching us to find out footing in times of uncertainty. Like seeds buried in the ground, we will find how darkness is essential for our own growth and flourishing.
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    Poustinia

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    This book (fundamental to the Community) by Catherine de Hueck Doherty explores the heart of drawing apart to a meeting place with God. Poustinia, a Russian word, means 'desert'. Men and women who desire communion with God can discover how the poustinia powerfully fulfils their yearning. Readers are invited to leave the noise and harried pace of daily life to enter a place of silence and solitude. The author writes from her own experience with refreshing and startling Christian authenticity and a strong personal sense of spiritual authority.
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    A Churchless Faith

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    Thoroughly researched, this ground-breaking and eminently readable book is an account of the lessons learned from groups seeking to work with those who have left evangelical, Pentecostal and charismatic churches but who are nevertheless pursuing a journey of faith. It outlines some of the supportive structures and one-to-one help that churches can offer leavers, and suggests that a conversation between post-church groups and churches would be of considerable value to all.
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