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    A Call To Be

    A Call to Be is a little 16-page book of prayers and liturgy for those who minister. Not just clergy but for everyone who hears God's call to be who He wants them to be. It is for:
    • people who visit,
    • people who bake,
    • people who pray,
    • people who listen,
    • people who teach,
    • people who write,
    • people who serve,
    • people who give,
    • people who put God and others first,
    • people who love God and others unconditionally,
    • people who have a desire to see God's Kingdom prosper on earth...
    • people being who God wants them to be.
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    A Greening of Imaginations: Walking the Songlines of Holy Scripture

    A stirring, evocative read in which Herbert O'Driscoll peers into the white spaces between the lines of scripture, inviting us to imagine what the "back story" of our favourite scriptures might have been.  Each of the 28 short stories within these pages offers a glimpse of the thoughts and emotions of indiviuals involved, and brings alive the sights, sounds and smells of the Holy Lans.
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    A Labyrinth Prayer Handbook: creative resources for worship and reflection

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    An imaginitive and practical resource for using the labyrinth in worship, spiritual practice and pastoral care.  It offers many ideas for using labyrinths with individuals and groups in different settings, including schools, hospitals and hospices, residential care, mental health care, adults with learning disabilities, retreats and quiet days, and in seasonal worship throughout the church year.  It offers complete outlines for themed worship and workshops, focussing on such subjects as life stages, pilgrimage and vocations, and includes prayers, simple liturgies, suggestions for music and creative ideas for responding to walking the labyrinths.  This inviting book also shows how to create your own labyrinth, whether a small hand-held one, or a temporary or permanent installation, indoors or outdoors.
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    At Sea With God

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      At Sea With God cleverly considers the notion of seafaring as a model for our spiritual journey and invites us to leave the safety of the boatyard for the uncertainty and risk of a voyage across uncharted waters to a mysterious destination. Drawing on seven vivid images, At Sea with God casts a beautiful new light on: The vessels that carry each of us through a lifetime of events Cargo, which has the potential to sustain us or to weigh us down The process of setting sail for unfamiliar destinations Navigating uncharted waters, even when the best path is difficult to discern Taming fear during storms and shipwrecks Rejoicing in the serenity of calm seas and dealing with the times when we feel we are going nowhere Choosing the best time and place to drop anchor Written in gentle prose reminiscent of Henri Nouwen's and C. S. Lewis's, At Sea with God offers a short course in strengthening the soul using meditative tradition. For Christians of all denominations, Margaret Silf has created a safe harbour to savour again and again.
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    Be stronger than each storm in me A4 print

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    Lynda Owen-Hussey, a companion with the Northumbria Community, is a mixed media artist living on the shores of the West Coast of Ireland in County Kerry, close to the birthplace of St Brendan. These days, her work is inspired by the many gifts of the sea she encounters on walks along the shore, often pondering the life of St Brendan and the many monks of old who inhabited this land. In describing this original artwork Lynda says:

    This artwork is inspired by a verse in the Northumbria Community’s Brendan Liturgy:

         Christ of the mysteries, can I trust you to be stronger than each storm in me?

    We read that Brendan and his companions cried out in prayer as they encountered storms on the ocean, trusting God as they sailed on in search of the land of promise. In Mark 6 we find Jesus’s disciples in a boat straining against the wind and becoming terrified as they see Jesus walking out to them over the water. He calls out to his disciples ‘Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.’ As he climbs into the boat the wind ceases. We too can cry out to God when we find ourselves in the midst of life’s storms trusting that Jesus is with us always.

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    Becoming a Disciple

    In this little book Daniel Bourguet guides our meditations on three scriptural passages that lead the reader along the pathway ordained by Christ into the depths of his being. Successively, the disciple first follows behind Jesus along the way of perfect love (Mark 1:14-20); then experiences what it is to bear the yoke with Christ and there find rest (Matt 11:28-30); and finally enters the mystery of communion in which he is in Jesus and Jesus abides in him (John 15:1-17). It is a pathway passing from vocation to struggle and then to fellowship, but leading always to joy.  In Becoming a Disciple, we see the fruit of Bourget's years of intercession, spiritual direction, and insightful exegesis--all of this at the feet of Christ. Here we see how the Gospels lead us into intimate encounters and authentic discipleship
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    Befriending Our Desires

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    Desire is at the heart of what it is to be human. The power of desire, while embodied and sensuous, is God-given and the key to all human spirituality. Humanity is blessed with a deep longing that is infinite in extent and can only ultimately be satisfied in God. Befriending Our Desires portrays the intimate connection between desire and the spiritual journey. Drawing on Hebrew and Christian Scriptures, Christian spiritual classics (with some reference to Buddhist spirituality), poetry, and other literature, plus personal and pastoral experience, Philip Sheldrake explores the role of desire in relation to God, prayer, sexuality, making choices, and responding to change.
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    Born to Fly: A handbook for butterflies-in-waiting

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    Sometimes it can feel as though we are living in the worst of times – a world of chaos, uncertainty and breakdown. But could this also be the best of times – a crucible of change in which a wiser and more spiritually mature future is being forged? The stars are most clearly visible in the deepest darkness. The butterfly emerges out of the worst meltdown of the chrysalis. In  Born to Fly, Margaret Silf helps us to explore what it would mean for each of us to be such an emerging butterfly – to be an agent of spiritual transformation in our own lives and in the world around us. What kind of future do we desire for ourselves, for those who follow after us, and for the whole of creation? And if the choices we make today are shaping that future, how might we learn to make those choices more wisely? The second part of the book takes us on a gentle journey in five stages through the process of transformation mapped out for us by the caterpillar as it changes from a pesky garden grub, taking what it wants without regard for the rest of creation, to a butterfly, giving life wherever it lands? Born to Fly is designed to be read for personal reflection and inspiration, or alongside fellow readers, with suggestions for further discussion. It is a companion book to Margaret Silf's Hidden Wings.
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    Bread of Angels

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    As the Israelites received the bread of angels― manna―as they made their way through the wilderness, so too is God made known to us in the simple things that sustain our lives. With humour and an eye for human stubbornness, Barbara Brown Taylor reflects on moments of divine providence and encounter in the Bible, from the stories of Moses, David, and Daniel to the Book of Acts. Along the way, she explores with honesty and grace the questions that we all ask about whether God answers prayer, whether miracles happen, and how we recognise God in the unexpected. As enjoyable as they are profound, her meditations on the life of faith and the cost of discipleship will inspire preachers and delight readers.
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    Buying God: Consumerism and Theology

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    Christians are deeply concerned about consumerism, but lack the tools to be able to engage robustly in the debate about its future. Economists obfuscate, politicians polarise, and church leaders bluff. While desire to consume is a fundamentally human trait, consumerism offers only illusory satisfaction. Yet Christianity happens to be unusually well-equipped to lead the fight against Mammon's most alluring secular narratives. Consumerism is human action, so it can as easily be redemptive as it can be parasitical. We just need to consume for God instead. Drawing on the Church's rich traditions of Social Liturgy, Buying God calls on the Christian community to renew its confidence and strength in proclaiming this good news. Uniting theoretical work on theology, capitalism and consumerism with a scheme of detailed practical action, the book explores how we can wean ourselves off the material and on to the eternal through prayer, example and vibrant social action. This copy has very slight damage hence the reduced price
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    Buying God: Consumerism and Theology

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    Christians are deeply concerned about consumerism, but lack the tools to be able to engage robustly in the debate about its future. Economists obfuscate, politicians polarise, and church leaders bluff. While desire to consume is a fundamentally human trait, consumerism offers only illusory satisfaction. Yet Christianity happens to be unusually well-equipped to lead the fight against Mammon's most alluring secular narratives. Consumerism is human action, so it can as easily be redemptive as it can be parasitical. We just need to consume for God instead. Drawing on the Church's rich traditions of Social Liturgy, Buying God calls on the Christian community to renew its confidence and strength in proclaiming this good news. Uniting theoretical work on theology, capitalism and consumerism with a scheme of detailed practical action, the book explores how we can wean ourselves off the material and on to the eternal through prayer, example and vibrant social action.  
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    Candle Walk: a bedtime prayer to God

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    A child's introduction to Compline - Share the beauty of nature and bedtime prayer with a special child. In this bedtime book, join in a candlelit wander through the woods, listening attentively to the river, trees, stars, and moths singing verses from scripture. This beautifully illustrated picture book invites families to enter into a calm, contemplative quieting-down based on a centuries-old practice of evening prayer from the Christian liturgical tradition. Like the beloved Office of Compline, the book helps children "complete" their day and prepare for sleep, fulfilling a hunger for a bedtime prayer that is not simply intercessory, but offers an opportunity to practice listening and contemplation. Appropriate for toddlers and school-children alike, Candle Walk is a wonderful way to prepare children for sleep, assured of the nearness of God.
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    Dancing Standing Still: healing the world from a place of prayer

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    In this revised edition of A Lever and a Place to Stand, Richard Rohr explores the challenges, rewards and possiblities of integrating the contemplative life with an active and engaged life.  Richard invites us to move outward in complassion from a prayerful stance.
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    Days of Awe and Wonder: how to be a Christian in the 21st century

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    Distilled into a single volume, here is the essence of Marcus Borg: the world's leading spokesman for progressive Christianity until his death in 2015, and one of the most widely respected and influential theologians of our time.In his many critically acclaimed books, Marcus J. Borg pioneered a new kind of Christianity: one that resonates with progressive, socially engaged Christians throughout the world. Now, two years after his death, comes Days of Awe and Wonder, a selection from his most important and enduring works, some of them hitherto unpublished, which explores what it means to be a Christian in the twenty-first century. Provocative and uplifting, this anthology will enlighten all who are meeting Marcus Borg for the first time, and amply reward those who would like to renew their acquaintance with one of the world's finest theological writers.
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    Dethroning Mammon: Making money serve grace

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    In his first full-length book, Justin Welby looks at the subject of money and materialism. Designed for study in the weeks of Lent leading up to Easter, Dethroning Mammon reflects on the impact of our own attitudes, and of the pressures that surround us, on how we handle the power of money, called Mammon in this book. Who will be on the throne of our lives? Who will direct our actions and attitudes? Is it Jesus Christ, who brings truth, hope and freedom? Or is it Mammon, so attractive, so clear, but leading us into paths that tangle, trip and deceive? Archbishop Justin explores the tensions that arise in a society dominated by Mammon's modern aliases, economics and finance, and by the pressures of our culture to conform to Mammon's expectations. Following the Gospels towards Easter, this book asks the reader what is means to dethrone Mammon in the values and priorities of our civilisation and in our own existence. In Dethroning Mammon, Archbishop Justin challenges us to use Lent as a time of learning to trust in the abundance and grace of God.
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    Divine Sparks

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    Many of our everyday encounters in the world are touched by the divine, if we were only aware of it. We may find it impossible to miss God in the great interruptions of human existence, but God often finds a humbler, dwelling-place ...The author was in a packed underground carriage when it was taken siege by a group of musicians ripe to start a ceilidh. The interruption - the eruption - into dull passivity of joy seemed a herald of the Kingdom of God. And so she began to write a series of 35 reflections, some prosaic, others more poetic in tone, that open up ways of seeing light in darkness; love in places of desolation; in-breaking life when all seems tired and old. Each reflection ends with questions for individual reflection or group discussion, and a prayer to help us embrace the mystical in everything we encounter.
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    Faith Beyond Belief: spirituality for our times

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    Bro David Steindl-Rast is a monk of Mount Saviour Monastery in Elmira, New York, and Father Anselm Grun OSB, is a monk of the Benedictine abbey of Munsterschwarzach, Germany. Together they are figures of hope, people who by the power of their example can offer an orientation in a world that has become too complex to comprehend.  This book is based on their conversations, and could be read as a 'crash course' in foundational Christian spirituality. In this book we meet two spiritual masters speaking from their hearts and a wealth of experience.
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    Finding Silence: 52 Meditations for Daily Living

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    James Roose-Evans' list of accomplishments is formidable. Fifty years ago he founded the Hampstead Theatre. Thirty-five years ago he set up the Bleddfa Centre for the Creative Spirit. He has written seventeen books and directed countless plays, including the award-winning adaptation of 84 Charing Cross Road. He is an ordained, non-stipendiary Anglican priest and continues to direct, to teach, to write – and to meditate. Finding Silence grows out of the work of a group he leads in London which meets regularly for meditation. It is one of many hundreds of such groups today, gathering in one another's houses, transcending all differences of religion, colour, race, gender, as people increasingly seek a deeper meaning to their lives. James' first book on meditation, Inner Journey: Outer Journey went into three editions and led to his being much in demand at workshops and retreats. Finding Silence is the result of numerous requests for him to compose a collection of practical but inspiring thoughts about meditation, creativity and spirituality.
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    From Darkness to Light

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    From Darkness to Light is a masterpiece of contemplative exegesis of the Bible. Daniel Bourguet takes the reader on a challenging, three-chapter pilgrimage exploring the mystery of three conversions: in the darkness at Jesus's death, in the cries of descent into the grave, and in the light at his garden resurrection. Bourguet interprets with precision and passion the story of the one thief's conversion on the cross as he witnesses Jesus's suffering love. His treatment of Heman's cry from the depths in Psalm 88 plumbs the depths of a biblical theology of the cross. His final chapter on Mary Magdalene's transformative encounter with Jesus in the garden is brilliant, inspiring more careful study, contemplative prayer, and adoration.
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    Glimpses of Eden: field notes from the edge of eternity

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    'The land has a long memory...it forgets nothing, waiting only for the opportunity to ease the heart.' Glimpses of Eden  is a seasonally-arranged collection of the very best of novelist Jonathan Tulloch's acclaimed nature column, which ran in The Tablet for more than 10 years.  In 96 evocative daily records of his exploration of the land, mostly within an hour's bike ride of his North Yorkshire home, Jonathan captures snapshots of the wonders of the natural world.  Here are eternal stories of resilience and beauty, hope and death, survival and renewal, a tapestry of miraculous creation to enrich our souls and deepen our understanding of life.  Each reading is followed by a new reflection written for this book.
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    God in Pain: The mystery of suffering

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    We need a God who knows about pain

    To speak of God in pain, says Barbara Brown Taylor, is to embrace both the biblical accounts of Christ's suffering and death, and also the God who is present in our pain. This wise and compassionate book seeks to understand that presence with characteristic grace, sensitivity, profound biblical insight and truthfulness to human experience. Part One explores the ways that God's presence can be discerned in the pains we experience in life: disillusionment, despair, betrayal, anger, enmity, family feuds, insult and injury. A series of reflections on biblical texts asks whether any good news can be found in pain. Part Two contemplates God's suffering in the unique pain of Good Friday. Reflecting on the story of Christ's crucifixion, Barbara Brown Taylor goes in search of what God went to such great lengths to reveal to us. God in Pain engages with life's most complex mystery with honesty and finds grounds for hope.
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    Help me to journey beyond the familiar 210mm square print

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    Lynda Owen-Hussey, a companion with the Northumbria Community, is a mixed media artist living on the shores of the West Coast of Ireland in County Kerry, close to the birthplace of St Brendan. These days, her work is inspired by the many gifts of the sea she encounters on walks along the shore, often pondering the life of St Brendan and the many monks of old who inhabited this land. In describing this original artwork Lynda says:

    Painted whilst on retreat at Nether Springs, the Mother House of the Northumbria Community,  this artwork is inspired by a verse in the Northumbria Community’s Brendan Liturgy:

        Lord, I will trust You, help me to journey beyond the familiar and into the unknown. 

    Brendan’s journey begins as his heart is stirred by a vision that takes him beyond his present circumstances and surroundings. In Genesis 12 we find Abram, who like Brendan, followed the call of God to leave the familiar comforts of home and venture towards the land of promise. Sometimes we hear that call ourselves, but oftentimes it is discomfort or the unexpected which proves to be the catalyst that opens us afresh to seeking out new ways as we journey in trust.

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    Hidden Wings: Emerging from troubled times with new hope and deeper wisdom

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    You must become the change you long for. Fine words, a great vision, but where to begin? We caterpillars know. From the moment we are conceived in our parents' mating dance, we already contain the cells that hold our future butterfly. Let us tell you our story... Tumultuous changes are occurring in the world around us, and the structures and values by which we have charted our lives seem to be collapsing. Many of us are struggling to plot a spiritual path through this unfamiliar landscape, and to believe in a positive future. Hidden Wings is a book offering hope and understanding. Using the example of a caterpillar entering the devastating, world-altering stage of the chrysalis, before emerging – transformed – as a butterfly, Margaret Silf helps us to see that these times of chaos could in fact be an opportunity for profound spiritual transformation.
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    Holy Envy. Finding God in the Faith of Others.

    In this hardback book, Barbara Brown Taylor tackles the questions, worries and concerns that arise when we encounter "difference" and "others" and explores what is opened and what is revealed when we accept the invitations to investigate all the wonder before us.  Here we learn not only that God's preferred language is driven by curiosity and specialises in questions, but we also discover the spiritual riches God can teach us from the faith of others.
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    Holy Silence: the gift of Quaker spirituality

    Holy Silence is a contemporary classic on sacred silence. In this revised and expanded edition, Brent Bill presents the Quaker practice of silence and expectant listening to a wider Christian audience with warmth, wisdom and gentle humour.
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    How To Discover Your Personal Mission: the search for meaning

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    How to Discover your Personal Mission invites you on an adventure to discover your personal mission in life. In this user-friendly book,  author John Monbourquette will lead you through a three-stage process: learning to let go of the past; deepening your sense of identity and mission; and risking a new beginning in life.
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    Introducing Spiritual Direction

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    This clear and practical guide to what happens in spiritual direction throws valuable light on something that is a huge help for many, yet sometimes seems a little unnerving for those considering it. It includes a number of first-person accounts - from spiritual directors and from those they have guided. It provides insight into why individuals seek direction, how they are guided (for example in the business of prayer), and what it is like to be in a relationship of spiritual direction. The book offers an all-round picture of the process, and will be of particular interest to those wondering whether to seek a spiritual director. "Reflecting on wide experience, Peter Ball offers us a book full of practical wisdom. It will serve as a fine introduction to spiritual direction but will also be read with profit by those of long experience. Clearly written, it is profound in its teaching and implication.
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    Journalling The Bible: 40 writing exercises

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    The spiritual disciple of journalling has become increasingly popular in recent years, and this book shows how it can fruitfully overlap with creative writing to provide an original way of engaging with the Bible. "Bible study" is usually taken to mean "reading and discussing" - but writing offers a different way of interacting with the text, generating new insights and application even from the most familiar of passages.  Journalling the Bible offers 40 writing/journalling exercises that have been tested in workshops around the country, providing an imaginitive resource for individual and group work and a refreshingly different way to become better acquainted with scripture.
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    Lasting Happiness; in search of deeper meaning and fulfilment

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    We all want to be happy, although 'happiness' can mean different things to different people.  But what if I don't feel happy?  Is my life less worthwhile?  And is there such a thing as lasting happiness anyway? Western society places great emphasis on the pursuit of health, wealth and pleasure, with a general expectation that having these in abundance will lead to The Good Life. But anxiety, depression and loneliness are rife in our communities, and it is common for people to struggle with relationships, and to feel that they have a low sense of meaning and lasting fulfilment.  Is there a better way for us to try to live? Dr Andrew Parnham believes that there is, but such a way may take us in unexpected directions.  In Lasting Happiness he invites us to explore this path in his company, looking beyond our immediate perceptions to consider our universal longings, the extraordinary way our brains engage with the world and ourselves, how healthy relationships develop and can be restored, and how meaning and fulfilment may actually be attained.  
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    Letters from the Desert

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    At the age of 44, after a prominent career as a Catholic activist, Carlo Carretto was summoned by a voice that said: 'Leave everything, come with me into the desert. I don't want your action any longer, I want your prayer, your love.' Carretto responded by leaving for North Africa, where he joined the Little Brothers of Jesus and embraced the example of Charles de Foucauld. Among the fruits of Brother Carlo's response was Letters from the Desert, the first and most popular of his many books. Its life affirming message has inspired countless readers in a dozen languages. Simply, it reminds us that in the evening of our lives we will be judged by love.
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    Living With the Mind of Christ: mindfulness in Christian spirituality

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    Through the teachings of Jesus, and Christian mystics such as St Augustine and Meister Eckhart, Stefan Gillow Reynolds demonstrates that the practice of Mindfulness leading to silent meditation, recommended by many therapists, is not a modern fad but has always had a place within contemplative Christianity.
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    Love That Dares to Speak

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    Hilary Brand, author of popular Lent course booklets, has written a similar-styled course for Christian groups to explore issues of same-sex relationships, one of the most challenging and divisive subjects of the modern-day Church
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    Mindfulness and Christian Spirituality: making space for God

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    May I be safe and protected. May I be at peace in mind and body. May I live with ease and kindness. (Kindness practice, p. 120)We can all engage with such longings - and wish these good things for the people we love. Mindfulness practice is hugely popular these days! But what, Tim Stead asks, does it have to offer Christianity? How might it help us to transform the way we manage stress and open up more completely to the promised 'life in all its fullness'? Key is the definition of mindfulness as being more fully aware of our own experience in the present moment in a non-judgmental way. The author finds that 'distractions', so often the bane of those trying to pray, can be taken note of without our being caught up in or taken over by them. A non-judgemental approach seems entirely consistent with talk of grace, and as Christians we know we can only ever experience God in the present moment. Tim reflects:'If I feel loved entirely without judgment, I will gradually dare to allow every aspect of myself to come into the light of God's gaze and so into relationship with the rest of myself - and this is how healing comes.'
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    Multicoloured Stations. A pocket-sized colouring book based on The Scriptural way of the Cross by Mary Fleeson

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    An A6 colouring book containing a series of 15 images that depict the events from The Garden of Gethsemane through to the Resurrection.  The images are based on a form of devotions called "The Scriptural way of the Cross" to which one more image has been added - "Risen". Each image includes the Bible passage and a suggested action to complete as well as colouring the image.
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    My times are still in Your hands 210mm square print

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    Lynda Owen-Hussey, a companion with the Northumbria Community, is a mixed media artist living on the shores of the West Coast of Ireland in County Kerry, close to the birthplace of St Brendan. These days, her work is inspired by the many gifts of the sea she encounters on walks along the shore, often pondering the life of St Brendan and the many monks of old who inhabited this land. In describing this original artwork Lynda says:

    Painted whilst on retreat at Nether Springs, the Mother House of the Northumbria Community, this artwork is inspired by a verse in Northumbria Community’s Brendan Liturgy:

    I will trust in the darkness and know that my times are still in Your hand. 

    Brendan and his companions spent years on the sea as they searched for, and eventually found, the promised land. In Psalm 31, King David in the midst of difficulty places his trust in God recalling that his times are in God’s hands. Likewise we are called to trust God in the dark and difficult desert days we can find ourselves in.

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    Nomad: A spirituality for travelling light

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    Brandan Robertson's Nomad is one man's compelling account of moving beyond the boundaries of rigid religion, into an expansive true spirituality. Robertson's story is not just his own, but the story of a growing caravan of nomads who are discovering the beauty and complexity of faith and life in fresh ways. This book is a trustworthy companion for anyone who is seeking to discover a new way of being in the world.
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    Ordinary Miracles: Mess, meals and meeting Jesus in unexpected places

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    An inspirational account of mess, meals and miracles!

    When Chris Lane and his friends planted a church on an inner-city estate notorious for crime and deprivation, they could not imagine the rollercoaster ride that awaited. Committed to loving and living in one place – the Langworthy estate in Salford – they have spent 18 years seeing Jesus' hope and healing transforming even the darkest and most desperate situations. At the heart of Ordinary Miracles is an understanding of Jesus' meal table, and how Langworthy Community Church has seen the most unlikely people welcomed into Jesus' kingdom as they share at His table and invite others to do the same. Be encouraged by the radical inclusivity of Jesus' invitation and the remarkable miracles that happen when we eat with him.  
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    Praying the Psalms

    In Praying the Psalms, Daniel Bourguet offers practical keys that are both theological and spiritual, unlocking the psalms for both personal and corporate prayer and worship.  Bourguet offers invaluable teaching on spiritual discernment and warfare through his unique approach to praying even the most disturbing psalms regarding enemies. Readers will be inspired to read, interpet and pray the psalms at the foot of the cross with Jesus Christ as fellow supplicant, final destination and resurrected guide.
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    Reading with God: Lectio Divina

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    Lectio Divina, or the art of praying with the Bible, was an art all but lost outside monastic communities, but now being re-discovered by  increasing numbers of lay people.  Following St. Benedict's opening command in his Rule to "listen", attending to the word of God through the printed text  is an art which helps us to listen to God in a world where we are surrounded by a cacophony of noise.  David Foster has written a masterly guide to this art.
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    Repentance – Good News!

    Repentance. From Jesus's own adoption of repentance at his baptism and the opening word of his preaching, the theme winds its way through his ministry and into our lives. We see Peter, the exemplar of repentance, and the unfortunate Judas, caught up in remorse. We look at sins both personal and collective, and at God forgiving and healing. Above all we see Jesus taking on the sin of the whole world and bringing the kingdom of God so very close, this kingdom of love which brings us to our knees in adoration. This book tellingly brings home the wonderful, humble love of God to be found in Jesus.
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    Sabbath Resistance: saying ‘No’ to the culture of ‘Now’

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    Walter Bruegemann addresses our 24/7 society of consumption, a society in which we  live to achieve, accomplish, perform and possess. We want to own more, use more, eat more, drink more. Perfect for groups or self-reflection, Sabbath as Resistance shows us how keeping the Sabbath allows us to break this restless cycle and focus on what is truly important: God, other people, all life.
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    Sacred in the City: Seeing the spiritual in the everyday

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    In this beautifully illustrated book, Margaret Silk uncovers the shimmer of the sacred in the familiar places of everyday city living – the places where we work, live and choose to gather – and invites us to notice and respond to its glow in our own surroundings. In her words, The sacred is all around us, all the time. It is the reality in which we live and move and have our being. But it is our own lives that make this holiness incarnate, and make our places of living and working sacred, and therefore life-giving to all. This book will guide and inspire you too, to notice and engage with this transforming presence in places where you might least expect to find it.
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    Sacred Strangers: what the Bible’s outsiders can teach Christians

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    The Bible is laced with stories in which strangers behave better than believers. What do these encounters with "others"--people from different cultures, religions, genders, economic and social classes--teach us about our own spiritual values, about the faith and God behind them? In Sacred Strangers, Nancy Haught leads readers through these stories, line by line, offering insight to open hearts to sacred strangers at a time when personal encounters can make us or break us--as people and citizens of the world.
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    Seasoned By Seasons: flourishing in life’s experiences

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    Like the seasons themselves, our lives are variable and can change in a moment. In Seasoned by Seasons, Michael Mitton acknowledges this and offers Bible reflections for the variety of life's seasons: spring, the season of emerging new life; summer, the season of fruitfulness; autumn, the season of letting go; winter, the season of discovering light in the dark. What can we learn, and how can we be encouraged in each season of our lives? This book will empower you to discover for yourself the truths and messages of scripture, and might well change the way you view life's changes.
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    See, Love, Be: mindfulness and the spiritual life

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    Many have been hugely helped by mindfulness practice. But how do we move beyond our initial goal of functioning well to live a life marked by deep awareness, genuine compassion and ease of being? Tim Stead is an accredited mindfulness teacher who seeks to explore this very question. Offering new versions of familiar practices, he meditates on three key themes - see, love, be - that connect strongly with the concerns of many great spiritual traditions. A practical eight-week guide with audio MP3 CD
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    Shame-Less A Sexual Reformation

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    Christians are obsessed with sex, but not in a good way.  For generations, countless people have suffered pain, guilt and judgement as a result of this toxic fixation on sex, the body and physical pleasure. In this hardback book, Nadia Bolz-weber unleashes her critcial eye, her sharp pen and her vulnerable but hopeful soul on the caustic, fear-riddled and religiously inspired messages about sex that have fed our shame.
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    Silence: a user’s guide Volume 2 – Application

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    Maggie Ross continues her exploration of silence in this second volume,on the transfiguration of the world and of human beings in it through 'beholding'. She studies Old and New testament ideas about silence, and presents a Eucharistic liturgh focused on silent meditation. These pages invite readers once again to look at their own minds, reflect on what is happening there, and to understand the essential role of silence for being human.
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    Solitude

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    Some long to find it, others long to escape it. Whether we welcome or dread it, solitude is something we all experience in different forms at different points in our lives. After enduring nearly five years of solitary confinement, in cruel and terrifying conditions, Terry discovered he was drawn to find out more about the power of solitude in the lives of other people. Here, he recalls encounters with people who have experienced differing ways of being solitary: among them the peaceful solitude of remote and beautiful places, the unsought solitude of lonely people living in busy cities, the deceptive solitude of those living in the twilight world of espionage, the enforced solitude of the prisoner, and finally, the inescapable solitude of those drawing near to death.
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    Speaking of Sin

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    In Speaking of Sin, Barbara Brown Taylor brings her fresh perspective to words that often cause us discomfort and have widely fallen into neglect: sin, damnation, repentance, penance, and salvation. Asking why we should speak of sin at all, she argues that abandoning words will not make sin go away, and that alienation, deformation, damnation and death will continue no matter what we call them. Abandoning the language will simply leave us speechless before them, and increase our denial of their presence in our lives. Ironically, it will also weaken the language of grace, since the full impact of forgiveness cannot be felt apart from the full impact of what has been forgiven. Contrary to the prevailing view, Taylor calls sin “a helpful, hopeful word.” Naming our sins, she contends, enables us to move from guilt to grace. In recovering this lost language of salvation in our worship and in the fabric of our individual lives, we have an opportunity to take part in the divine work of redemption.
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    Spiritual Maladies

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    To love is to live and to live is to love; this is God's intention for humanity. However, humanity falls ill along the way; its love of God and neighbour becomes diseased, infected with other loves; the love of money, of pleasure. . . . To these malaises God becomes our physician; he draws alongside us to heal and to restore us to fullness of life. The author enables us to rediscover this obscured face of God, the face of God our physician, full of compassion and very attentive--a God before whom it is best to lay bare all our ills in order to be healed.   In this important corrective, Daniel Bourguet reorients readers. Sin is not so much law-breaking behaviour that requires a punitive judge as it is a spiritual malady of the passions in need of the Great Physician. From Cain's sin to Christ's ministry, we see grace as God's medicine for our sick world. This book is gentle, therapeutic gift.
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    Spirituality in Photography: taking pictures with deeper vision

    Millions of photos are taken every day across the world. Some are just snapshots. Others are more carefully crafted and have the capacity to deepen our vision and sharpen our sense of what life is truly about. Spirituality in Photography explores how photography can offer unique perspectives on the self, the world and what we live by. Readers are invited to take photos more slowly, reframe their gaze, allow themselves to be fully present, and let their photos tell a story - this includes a section on how photography can offer new perspectives on the Bible. The book also explores how photography can help readers meditate on mystery and tune into their own `rule of life'. Spirituality in Photography offers a range of ideas for readers to try out with their camera or camera phone and invites them on a journey of discovery, as they allow their photography and their spirituality to inspire each other.
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    Taking my God for a walk: A publisher on pilgrimage

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    Ho do you spend a long-overdue sabbatical? Tony Collins chose to walk the 490 miles of the Camino, from the French border to Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain. He was deliberately stepping out of his comfort zone: undertaking a pilgrimage through a land whose language he did not speak, into a culture far removed from his own, in search of sources of reverence. He had expected the Way to be arduous, and so it proved. But he had not expected so bracing an internal journey, is battered soul laid down for examination, past errors offered up for scrutiny. He hadn't expected such moments of intense spiritual encounter, nor so many previous friendships, not so much fun. He discovered, above all, as many have before him, that the Way leaves an indelible mark.
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    The Art of Ageing: Inspiration for a positive and abundant later life

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    This is a book which, whilst denying neither the frustrations and limitations of our mortality nor the terrible bittersweetness of our mortality, reveals the creativity, the passion, the adventures and the profound joy that can come when our elder years are fully lived and savoured. With his usual simplicity, John Lane at 80 shares his own experience and insights, offers useful advice and invites eleven other old men and women to tell their stories too. This is a delightful book; a source of practical and spritiual wisdom from a life well lived.
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    The Creative Spirit: harmonious living with Hildegard of Bingen

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    The figure of Hildegard of Bingen towers both over her own and our present age. Her ideas about healing, the arts, the relationship between science and theology, the interdependence of male and female and the interconnectedness of all living beings with each other and their Creator have extraordinary relevance to our contemporary understanding of these issues. Yet for all Hildegard's astonishing creativity and originality, her spirituality is firmly rooted in the Rule of St Benedict and its emphasis on daily prayer and meditative reading of the Scriptures. This introduction to her life and thought includes many practical spiritual exercises that will enable us to bring Hildegard's wisdom and vision of wholeness to our busy, fragmented lives today.
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    The Enneagram: a Christian perspective

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    This is an introduction to the Enneagram, a personality model describing 9 basic world views and human actions. It demonstrates how this concept was developed in Egypt by the Desert Fathers and how it can be used today. Richard Rohr and Andreas Ebert's book shows both the basic logic of the Enneagram and its harmony with the core truths of Christian thought from the time of the early Church forward.
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    The Gifts of Imperfection: let go of who you think you’re supposed to be and embrace who you are

      Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from society and the media telling us who, what, and how we should be. We are led to believe that if we could only look perfect and lead perfect lives, we'd no longer feel inadequate. So most of us perform, please, and perfect, all the while thinking, “What if I can't keep all of these balls in the air? Why isn't everyone else working harder and living up to my expectations? What will people think if I fail or give up? When can I stop proving myself?” In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brene Brown offers 10 guideposts to engage our minds, hearts, and spirits as she explores how we can cultivate the courage, compassion, and connection to wake up in the morning and think, “No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough." And to go to bed at night thinking, “Yes, I am sometimes afraid, but I am also brave”. And, “Yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable, but that doesn't change the truth that I am worthy of love and belonging”.
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    The Infographic Bible: visualising the drama of God’s word

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    It doesn't just tell you the story, it shows you the story. Powerful infographics reveal new beauty and depth of understanding as you engage with Scripture's story in a fresh, visual way. Taking inspiration from the imagery Jesus evoked with His picturesque parables, The Infographic Bible reveals the character of God, his Word, and his redemptive plan in 84 stunning infographics.  
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    The Luminous Web: Faith, science and the experience of wonder

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    The renowned author Barbara Brown Taylor reflects on two different worlds knowledge, science and faith, that are often set in opposition to one another. The one is said to rely on observable fact; the other on subjective belief. With her customary skill and grace, Barbara Brown Taylor demonstrates that these distinctions do not hold. She seeks to discover what the insights of quantum physics, the new biology, and chaos theory can teach a person of faith, why scientists often sound like poets and why physicists call on the language of imagination, beauty and mystery that is also found in scripture. Both science and religion, she finds, are dedicated to searching for truth. Both experience awe. Both are vulnerable to error, but are open to the wonder of discovery. Both are prone to desiring certainty. Both admit that there is an essential messiness to life that makes it unpredictable, that experience will always trip us up no matter what our beliefs, yet both see a symmetry and order that holds things together. Whether our understanding of the origins of the world rests in theoretical physics or God, The Luminous Web opens our eyes afresh to the wonder of creation, where we each belong and where nothing – not even the hairs of our head or a butterfly's wings – is without immense significance.
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    The Making Of Us: who we can become when life doesn’t go as planned

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    Beautiful Things Can Emerge from Life Not Going as Planned.  When life takes one too many unexpected turns, do you find yourself saying, "I don't know who I am anymore"? In the wake of shattered dreams, do you wonder how you will keep going-and if you'll ever find purpose or joy again? After infertility, an international move, and a professional change shook Sheridan Voysey's world, he realized that he couldn't reconcile his expectations with the life he was living. Feeling lost, he decided to pair his spiritual journey with a literal one: a hundred-mile pilgrimage along the northeast coast of England. Inspired by the life and influence of the seventh-century monk Cuthbert, Sheridan travelled on foot from the Holy Island of Lindisfarne to Durham. Taking his friend DJ along for the journey, and keeping a journal by his side, Sheridan discovered not resolution but peace. Not ambition but purpose. Not shouts of convictions but whispers of the presence of God. In The Making of Us, Sheridan invites us to join him as he walks along England's shores and we trace the borders of our own hearts. Part pilgrim's journal, part call to reflection, The Making of Us eloquently reminds us of the beauty of journeying into uncertainty, the freedom of letting go, and the wonder of losing our identity only to discover who we really are.
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    The Recovery of Hope: Bible reflections for sensing God’s presence and hearing God’s call

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    We live in the hope of experiencing first-hand the all-sufficient grace, love and forgiveness which are God's alone, a hope that we may know with our heads long before we feel it in our hearts. Such hope may mean encountering God as consoling presence in the darkness, as well as one who challenges us to respond to his call. That call may prove to be costly but, in responding, we are transformed by discovering and rediscovering that we are known exactly as we are, yet still loved beyond understanding, as God's precious children. In a series of Bible reflections - and some poems - this hope is explored in different ways, from the yearning of the psalmist to walking the gentle journey of the Good Shepherd's leading.
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    The Roots of Christian Mysticism

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    By linking together a series of brilliantly-chosen texts from the early centuries of the Church, Olivier Clement lays bare the roots of the deeply mystical spirituality that has flourished among Christians through the ages. It demonstrates the constant thirst of the human being for the transcendent, and will appeal to anyone interested in the field of spirituality; it is a masterly contribution to Christian scholarship.
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    The Sacred Way: spiritual practices for everyday life.

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    In a world that thrives on fast food and facile political slogans, where feeling comfortable seems to be the American high ideal, The Sacred Way is an invitation to explore spiritual practices that will quicken and expand our everyday lives.  Tony Jones is a patient and loyal companion and guide, one who anticipates our hesitations and doubts with good-humoured understanding.  His informed style and personal conviction are compelling.  His insights, rooted in solid research and reflection, are often inspiring.
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    The Spiritual Life

    Originally part of a series of broadcasts made by the author prior to the Second World War, this small book was meant "to present some of the great truths concerning man's spiritual life in simple language".  As one critic noted, "Underhill has admirably and eloquently acheived her objective".   Evelyn Underhill was a prolific British writer on mysticism and spiritual growth, and her books are as relevant today as when written; containing both divine insight and practical reality.
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    The Tenderness of God

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    The tenderness of God is not a theme that can be approached just to satisfy our intellectual curiosity, but is an unfathomable mystery that leads us deep into the heart of God. A deep thirst for tenderness means that many, both young and old, are prepared to do almost anything if only this thirst can be quenched. Many of us go far astray without knowing or even suspecting that the most extraordinary tenderness is that of God, and that indeed he is the source of all tenderness. This volume is the fruit of many years of prayer and thought. Throughout these meditations on lesser-known biblical texts, the reader will engage with the compassionate, merciful God, a God with all the tenderness of both mother and father. In this way, the reader will be opened up to new vistas onto the mystery of God's humble, delicate tenderness. Today the world suffers such a deep wound that only one remedy will suffice: the balm of God's tenderness. Daniel Bourguet, in the spirit of the Great Physician, applies the salve of three achingly beautiful OT texts--good news of God's infinite mercy and compassion--with a tone befitting the deep need of the hour.
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    The Virgin Eye: towards a contemplative view of life

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    The Virgin Eye inspires us to see the world anew through the innocent eyes of a child, so as to become more aware of God's presence in everyday life and encounters. Offering insights into contemplative prayer and mindfulness from a Christian perspective, this book is accessible to those at various points on their journey. Robin Daniels encourages us to prioritise the inner life and our relationship with God, making space for silence and solitude. He helps us to jettison the tired preconceptions and stale paradigms through which we see the world and isolate ourselves from others. Daniels demonstrates how we can put St Paul's challenging exhortation to 'pray without ceasing' into practice. He explores how we can turn suffering and trial into opportunity and growth, as we learn to see God, ourselves and other people with a pure heart and a pure eye.
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    The World according to Theologygrams: Making sense of Christianity through badly-drawn diagrams.

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    The World According to Theologygrams offers a unique way of looking at the world around us and the meaning of the Christian faith as presented in the Bible.  Rich Wyld's book contains 79 colour diagrams and commentary, which present the story of Jesus and its meaning for our lives today as you may never have seen them before. Clever, cheeky, and genuinely instructive, it will be appreciated by theologians, non-academics, churchgoers and non-churchgoers alike.
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    Things Hidden: scripture as spirituality

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    Only when the two come together, inner and outer authority, do we have true spiritual wisdom. We have for too long insisted on outer authority alone, without any teaching of prayer, inner journey and maturing consciousness. The results for the world and for religion have been disastrous ...I offer these reflections to again unite what should never have been separated: sacred Scripture and Christian spirituality.' From the introduction In this exploration of central themes of Scripture, Richard Rohr transforms the written word, discovering in these ancient texts a new and vital meaning, relevant and essential for modern Christians. He uncovers what the Bible says about morality, power, wisdom and the generosity of God in a manner that demands a life-changing response from believers. Rohr offers his readers a Christian vision of abundance, grace and joy to counteract a world filled with scarcity, judgement and fear-a vision that can revolutionize how we relate to ourselves, others and the world.
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    Timeless Beauty: in the arts and everyday life

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    Once people were instinctively tuned to the beautiful. In those distant days before the advent of the motor car and the washing machine, the electric toothbrush and the wheel, craftsmen and musicians, masons and poets, painters and dancers simply did not know how to make an ugly thing; they could not close their hearts to the light of heaven. For them countless numbers of them beauty was as necessary as the air they breathed. It gave dignity and meaning to drab and impoverished lives, and inspired great (but often brutal) civilizations in which people lived creative and useful lives. Beauty is the nourishment of the soul. It is something that gives us dignity as a species. John Lane calls us to awaken to the possibilities of a culture that recognizes the importance of beauty, and to acknowledge that we are only fully human in contact with the beautiful.
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    To Love as God Loves: conversations with the early church

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    'Being a Christian means learning to love with God's love.  But God's love is not a warm feeling in the pit of the stomach.  It has definite characteristics we learn in the course of our life, in the behaviour and teaching of the early monastics, as we ponder over what we can say about how God deals with us, and finally, as we model our own lives on what we have learned.'
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    To Pray and to Love: conversations on prayer with the early church

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    "Drawing on the vast riches of early monastic writers, Roberta Bondi's book on prayer is real, loving and wise.  She invites us to keep such company with early Christian sources as to illuminate a way of praying, living and thinking about life in mutuality with God. Amid the welter of books on prayer and Christian sprituality, this one shines like Epiphany and will empower like Pentecost"
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    Unpopular Culture

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    Money is the key to happiness Work hard, play hard Look out for number one

    Popular culture is full of phrases like these, telling us the best way to love, the right things to buy, the right body shape to have, the right people to hang out with. These messages are everywhere we look, 24 hours a day. But what if there was another way to live? What is we choose to love differently: to stand against injustice, to live life for more than just ourselves, to dare to be unpopular? Guvna B is rebelling against the status quo, and he's calling you to join him. It's time to flip the script, to demonstrate another way to live, to find freedom in going against the grain. It's time for unpopular culture to take the stage.
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    Walk Humbly: encouragement for living, working and being.

    Drawing on startlingly perceptive observations of contemporary life and reflecting a deep knowledge of philosophical and relgious wisdom, Walk Humbly will inspire readers to think deeply about the essence of their lives. This book offers eight practical encouragements for simpler, richer living.  Each exhoration - be humble, be grateful, be your own size, be gentle, be a person of praise, be faithful, be one body, be a blessing - is accompanied by thought-provoking, insightful comments.
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    Walking With Biblical Women of Courage: imaginitive studies for Bible meditation

    Walking with Biblical Women of Courage is a collection of meditative monologues told from the perspectives of women from both the Old and the New Testaments. The monologues are followed by thoughts and questions around the issues that are raised in the narratives, designed for either individual or group exploration and reflection. Each study will include one or more questions that relate specifically to the quality of courage demonstrated by the character: perseverance in suffering and/or in trying circumstances; resilience in the face of disappointment and loss; strength to take on difficult roles or carry out certain actions; the strength to resist carrying out ungodly orders; boldness to go against the flow or speak out a difficult and unpopular message; the courage to face persecution, the death of a loved one or one's own death.
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    Waymarks: signposts to discovering God’s presence in the world

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    Many people find the modern world a threatening place. Technologies than can control life, social and moral changes, ethnic tensions and other events that dominate our daily news often make the world seem an alien place. Yet for all its failings, it is God's world and Waymarks teaches us to recognize and celebrate his presence and activity, even where we least expect it. Waymarks explores the ways in which life's difficult challenges can be transformed into 'moments of possibility', where we can co-operate in bringing good even out of seemingly hopeless situations. These include attentiveness to Scripture, sensing our interconnections with the earth and with each other, giving expression to our creative imagination, letting go in laughter and in tears, rediscovering prophecy, healing, confession, finding friendship with God and regaining the sense that life is provisional and death is part of the journey we are making. These themes have been developed in response to the many questions brought by countless visitors and pilgrims to Iona and they offer an authentic and practical spirituality for life in today's complex world.
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    When Words Fail: God and the World of Beauty

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    Is there a sharp divide between the 'sacred' and the 'secular'? this book explores how it is possible for human beings to know God, and not just in the more conventional and obvious ways of prayer and sacrament, scripture and theology. 'When words fail' - it is then that signs and symbols, images and sounds, pictures and dreams, have to take over.  This book points the way to deeper knowlege of God through such other media, especially literature and music, art and architecture.
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    Word by Word: a daily spiritual practice.

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    In Word by Word Marilyn McEntyre invites you to dwell with and savour 15 specific words - listen, receive, enjoy and a dozen more - as she gives each word a week, reflecting on it for seven dasy from seven different angles.  Drawing on the spiritual practices of lectio divina and centring prayer, Marilyn's evocative reflections open up rich new layers of meaning to nourish your heart, mind and soul.
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    Woven Words: a collection of poems and prayers

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    This book contains all the poems and prayers from the illustrated book ‘Life Journey - a call to Christ-centred Living’. Woven Words was originally created as a companion to 'Life Journey' for use in groups where the use of a larger hardback for each individual might be difficult and for use in a liturgical setting where the pictures aren’t needed or are displayed differently.
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    A Blessing and Comfort Prayer Book

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    A collection of original prayers and complementary Bible passages. Use the prayers in this book to bless people at significant moments in their lives, the words of comfort in the second part of the book may be used at any time.  The booklet comprises of prayers, Bible passages and pictures which can be coloured in.
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    Brigid Liturgy booklet

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    A 16 page stapled booklet containing the Brigid liturgy from Celtic Daily Prayer Book 1: The Journey Begins. The Brigid Liturgy is ideal for use as a house blessing by individuals, families or groups and is easily adapted for a variety of situations. 10% discount when ordering 5 or more copies.
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    A People On The Move

    There is a spirituality in travel, especially when understood from the perspective of the Christian tradition of pilgrimage. Drawing from stories of both the Israelite people and the saintly tradition of pilgrimage, a broad and sustaining vision emerges.
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    Alone Together

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    This booklet, written by Trevor Miller, explores what it means for us to say that we journey 'Alone Together'. As one of the founders of Northumbria Community, Trevor shares his understanding of this central concept as he has lived, studied and prayed it over the past 30 or more years. Chapters include:
    • A Community understanding of the spiritual journey
    • How Alone Together helps us understand the nature of God
    • What Alone Together means for us as a Community and our way of being
    As part of our Gold Series exploring our Core Teaching, this booklet is highly recommended for all those who want to engage more deeply with our Rule of Life of Availability and Vulnerability.
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    Benedictus: A Book of Blessings

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    In sharing words of grace and wisdom, the poet and writer John O'Donohue offers blessings to shelter and comfort us on our journey through life. As he opens our eyes to the natural beauty and splendour of the world that surrounds us, he inspires in us a new confidence and passion for life and helps us to confront key thresholds of human experience. Guided by these blessings and by a reassuring vision of hope and possibility for the present and the future, we begin to recognise that our relationships with one another and even the most seemingly insignificant rituals which frame our days, are crucial to our emotional and spiritual well-being. Through his poetic blessings, John O'Donohue also ignites in us a greater understanding of our innate qualities and, perhaps for the first time, we experience a true sense of belonging in this often troubled world. Drawing on the heritage of ancient Celtic thought and imagination, Benedictus is, ultimately a sanctuary of peace and a gentle, illuminating gift of light on our path through this world.
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    Seven Sacred Spaces

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    George Lings spent an extended time with us at the Northumbria Community in 2009 and during this and other visits and studies brought together some key thinking about healthy communities. George Lings spent an extended time with us at the Northumbria Community in 2009 and during this and other visits and studies brought together some key thinking about healthy communities. During his stay he facilitated a teaching and discussion weekend around this and other topics and it was during this weekend that George admits he added the seventh sacred space - the chapter house. There is an audio series which compliments this booklet available (see related products below). What makes a healthy Christian community? George Lings, director of Church Army's Research Unit, believes we have much to learn from monastic communities. His travels this year have included visits to Taiz
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    Prayer Beads

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    Wooden beads plus a metal celtic cross that can be held in the hand as an aid to prayer. Rob Davies, who has lost his sight and puts these together with the help of his wife, finds that holding the cross and using the individual beads helps him to keep praying. Others have also found them very helpful and we commend them. The pack contains suggestions as to how the beads might best be used, showing how each bead can be used to pray through the Midday Office from Celtic Daily Prayer. Colours may vary. A small number of packs containing beads in the form of a string rather than a loop are available on request. Please email the office.
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    Walking with Grief Bookmark

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    The poem 'Walking with grief' (from the 'In the shadow of death' section of Celtic Daily Prayer) was written by Andy Raine, one of the founders of the Northumbria Community. It has proved to be of enormous help to countless people all over the world who are struggling with loss, particularly bereavement. This presents the words in the form of a bookmark that can easily be given to somebody in these circumstances, so that they may often remind themselves of the words.
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  • Calm me O Lord
    Calm me O Lord
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    Calm me O Lord: A6 postcard

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    These words by David Adam form part of the Felgild Compline (for Wednesday each week) in Celtic Daily Prayer. This calligraphic design by Pam French is also available as an A4 poster, an A5 poster and and A6 greetings card.
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    Walking with Grief: A6 postcard

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    This poem by Andy Raine has been a source of comfort and help to many who are bereaved and grieving. The words are also to be found in Celtic Daily Prayer Book 1: The Journey Begins. The poem is also available in this design as an A6 greetings card and, with a different calligraphic design by Pam French, as an A4 poster. A book mark version is also available.
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  • A Prayer in Brokenness
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    A Prayer in Brokenness: A6 postcard

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    This A6 Postcard is printed with the words of 'A Prayer in Brokenness' which you can also find in the section of Celtic Daily Prayer Book 1: The Journey Begins entitled 'In Difficult Times'.
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  • A Prayer in Time of Darkness
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    A Prayer in Time of Darkness: A6 postcard

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    This A6 Postcard is printed with the words of 'A Prayer in Time of Darkness' which can also be found in the section of Celtic Daily Prayer Book 1: The Journey Begins entitled 'In Difficult Times'.
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    A Blessing for Wilderness Times: DL Postcard

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    A DL format postcard with the Blessing from the end of the Small boat, great big sea Communion liturgy in Celtic Daily Prayer Book 2: Farther Up and Farther In which reads: When you no longer know how to be, may the Father take you on your deeper journey. When you no longer know what to do, may the Spirit reveal to you your fitting task. When all feels lost or foreign, may you know your home in Christ. On the path that is before you, may you have companions for the journey, may you find Christ in the stranger, and may you know the love and blessing of God.
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  • May the peace (yellow)
    May the peace (yellow)
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    May the peace (yellow): A6 postcard

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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 A4 poster, an A5 poster and an A6 Greetings card.
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    A Retreat with Thomas Merton

    The celebrated spiritual writer Thomas Merton remains one of the most influential voices of our day. His many books have become modern spiritual classics and he opened up the riches of the monastic tradition for many. Here, Esther de Waal devises a seven day personal or group retreat programme using extracts from Thomas Merton's writings and a selection of the photography for which he was also renowned. She creates a retreat that can be made at home, at a centre or on holiday, over a week or a period of weeks. The focus of each of the seven days is: The Call; Response; The Solitary Within; Encounter With Christ; The Demands of Love; Common and Natural and Ordinary; Integration.
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    £12.99
  • A Silent Action
    A Silent Action
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    A Silent Action: engagements with Thomas Merton

    Thomas Merton's life, especially once he had become a writer, was to a great extent one of dialogue with people who were distant, both geographically and historically. In these probing and perceptive studies, Rowan Williams looks closely at the key intellectual and spiritual relationships that emerge in Merton's writings, exploring the impact on him of thinkers as diverse as Hannah Arendt, Karl Barth, William Blake, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Olivier Clement, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Paul Evdokimov, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Vladimir Lossky, John Henry Newman, Boris Pasternak and St John of the Cross.
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  • A Simplified Life
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    A Simplified Life

    As many people face the prospect of enforced change in their lives as western economies falter, this account of a life of radical simplicity freely chosen offers gentle life-giving wisdom for our times. A Simplified Life tells the story of what made a young Cambridge-educated woman embark on a solitary life, literally on the edge of the world with only a simple hut for shelter against the elements, and how that experience continues to nourish and enrich her today.
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    Do not hurry A6 greetings card

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    This poem by Andy Raine, one of the founders of the Community, has proved immensely powerful to many walking through the dark night of bereavement and is particularly appropriate for somebody who is grieving. This design is printed on good quality card and is also available as an A6 postcard. An A4 poster is also available with the same poem as a calligraphic design by Pam French.
    £1.20
    £1.20
  • May the peace (yellow)
    May the peace (yellow)
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    May the peace (yellow) 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, an A6 Greetings card and an A6 postcard.
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    £2.00
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    A Tree Full of Angels

    The Modern Catholic Classic that Helps You See the Sacred in Everyday Life I see the first rays of  sunlight shimmering through a maple tree. And then in a twinkling I'm certain. I am standing before a tree full of angels dazzling me with their glorious presence. - From A Tree Full of Angels "A personalized invitation to stop, look and listen for God in the here and now... (Wiederkehr) wants us to gather up the crumbs, the little things in our lives, and realise they have the makings of a banquet". Abbot Jerome Kodell, OSB, Subiaco Abbey, Arkansas "Challenges us to remember the people in our past with a love that knows we will meet again, and look forward to the future with hope that God who so feeds us today has sent us an even greater banquet". Reverend Nicholas Ayo, University of Notre Dame Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB, is a member of St. Scholastica Monastery in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She directs retreats and workshops throughout the United States and is the author of The Song of the Seed and Seasons of Your Heart.
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  • See that ye be
    See that ye be
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    See that ye be A4 poster

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    This prayer is 'Columba's Blessing' from Evening Prayer in Celtic Daily Prayer. St Columba was an Irish monk who established the mission base on the island of Iona from which Scotland was evangelised. This calligraphic design by Pam French is also available as an A5 poster.
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  • £12.99

    Accidental Saints. Finding God in All the Wrong People

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    What if the annoying person you try to avoid is actually seconds away from becoming an accidental saint in your life? What if, even in our persistent failings, holy moments are waiting to happen? In Accidental Saints, New York Times bestselling author Nadia Bolz-Weber invites readers into a surprising encounter with what she calls 'a religious but not-so-spiritual life.' Tattooed, angry, and profane, this unlikely priest stubbornly, sometimes hilariously, resists the God she feels called to serve. But God keeps showing up in the least likely of people―a church-loving agnostic, a drag queen, and a gun-toting member of the NRA. As she lives and worships alongside these 'accidental saints,' Nadia is swept into first-hand encounters with grace―a gift that often feels less like being wrapped in a warm blanket and more like being hit by a blunt instrument. But by this grace, people are transformed in ways they couldn't have been on their own. In a time when many have become disillusioned with Christianity, Accidental Saints demonstrates what happens when ordinary people share bread and wine, struggle with scripture together, and tell each other the truth about their real lives. This unforgettable account of their faltering steps toward wholeness will ring true for believer and sceptic alike. Told in Nadia’s trademark confessional style, Accidental Saints is the stunning next work from one of today’s most important religious voices.
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  • Seize the Day
    Seize the Day
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    Seize the Day

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    Dietrich Bonhoeffer's faith-driven resistance to the Nazis during World War II resulted in his execution. Multitudes have been inspired by the hauntingly powrful words of this man who was willing to die for his convictions. In this collection of 365 meditations Dr Charles Ringma allows us to experience the power of Bonhoeffer's words in a way that challenges us to live out our discipleship daily - combining personal spirituality with an active concern for those around us. These daily meditations on Bonhoeffer's writings may make you uncomfortable. But if you are willing to wrestle - as Bonhoeffer did - with what it means to be a follower of Christ, you'll be empowered to seize each day.
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    ACTS: A4 signed print

    Created: 1998 Words: Adore the Lord your God - He loves you Confess your sin to Him - He forgives you Thank Him for His mercy - He conquered death Surrender your desires - He is Life Background: Created using a long known formula for prayer which I was taught during confirmation classes at the age of fourteen. The traditional words are Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving and Supplication and they make a good framework for any time with God. Printing and Sizing: This item is 210mm x 297mm and is printed on 300gsm card stock using our in-house printer. Each print is individually signed by Mary Fleeson and is packaged in a cellophane wrapper with a descriptive backing sheet explaining more about the piece and the Scriptorium.
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    £11.50
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    Adam: God’s Beloved

    In the year before his death in 1996, Henri Nouwen had planned to write a book about the Apostles’ Creed. But then the death of his friend Adam Arnett, a severely handicapped young man from his Daybreak Community, changed his mind. He found that by reflecting on the story of Adam he had found a way of describing his own understanding of the Gospel message, and in Adam, a book completed only weeks before his own death, he has left a fitting reflection of his essential message and legacy.

    Adam could not speak, or even move without assistance. Gripped by frequent seizures, he spent his life in obscurity. And yet for Henri Nouwen he became ‘my friend, my teacher and my guide’: it was Adam who led him to a new understanding of his Christian faith and what it means to be Beloved of God.

    Following the structure of the gospels, Henri Nouwen describes Adam’s ‘hidden life’ in the desert of institutionalised care, the ‘public life’ that came about when his family entrusted him to the Daybreak community, his ministry, his miracles, and finally his passion, death and ‘resurrection’. Gradually, under Adam’s instruction, Henri learned to adjust to a new, slower rhythm of life and to speak with the language of the heart. 

    In Adam Henri Nouwen has found a new way to tell God’s story and the story of all human creatures, broken and yet beloved, who live in a world charged and alive with the mystery of the incarnation. It becomes a poignant and precious gift.

     

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    Addiction and Grace: Love and Spirituality in the Healing of Addictions

    In this inspiring book, Gerald May describes the processes of attachment that lead to addiction and examines the relationship between addiction and spiritual awareness. May details the various addictions from which we suffer – not only to alcohol and drugs, but also to work, sex, performance, responsibility and intimacy. Drawing on his experience as a psychiatrist working with chemically dependent, May emphasises how addiction represents a doomed attempt to assert complete control over our lives. Addiction & Grace is a compassionate and wise treatment of this important topic, offering a critical yet hopeful guide to a place of freedom based on a contemplative spirituality. This Plus edition includes two additional essays by Gerald May not included in the hardcover version.
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    Angels
    Angels
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    Angels

    Behind, around, underneath and through the day-to-day world that we inhabit is the song of the angels. It is beautiful, endless, joyful and terrible. It will be sung whether we join in with it or not, but imagine the sensation of stepping into that angel harmony and being caught up in its power and majesty. This is what the angels invite us to do. They long to teach us their song, so that we, with them, can sing a hymn of praise to the glorious universe and its maker.

    Jane Williams

    Many people are fascinated by angels, and some of us believe we have encountered them in our lives. But who are these mysterious beings? And what can they mean for us? In this beautifully illustrated book, Jane Williams traces the story of angels in the Jewish and Christian traditions. She shows us how angels interact with humans at key moments in history, how they not only comfort and encourage, but also help to move people forward in important ways and at special moments. As she explores angelic activity in the Scriptures, the author opens up for us a universe that is far more complex and intriguing than many would believe possible. Angels, she explains, are all around us, but they are only seen when they have a particular job to do. She goes on to examine questions such as:
          • What angels look like
          • Angels as bringers of good news
          • Guardian angels
          • Fallen angels
          • Angels and Jesus
          • Angels after the Bible
    Angels is a book to widen our horizons and to help us set out on a voyage of discovery. It will enchant, intrigue and excite all those ready to begin the journey.
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    As the Rain Hides the Stars CD

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    Celtic inspired worship music. Folky and rootsy songs of faith, love and life from Clare Hunt, Mike Clifford, Tim Thwaites with guest Joe Thwaites. Proceeds from the sale of this CD support the work of Northumbria Community. [playlist ids="8592,8594,8596,8598,8600,8602,8604,8606,8608,8610,8612,8614,8616"]
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    As the Touch
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    As the Touch: A4 signed print

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    Words: Embrace me Lord As the loving parent to a new born babe; As the gentle wave on a windswept shore; As the summer breeze lifts the soaring bird; As the fall of rain on the parched garden soil; As the pure note of song caresses an ear; As the touch on the face from a lover; As the clear starlight falling on a deep, still lake; As the warming sunlight on a butterfly wing; As the brushstroke on a painters canvas; As the soft hug of a much loved toy; As the familiar words of a memorised poem Embrace me O Lord Background: An encouragement to invite God to be intimate with every aspect of our life. Printing and Sizing: This item is 210mm x 297mm and is printed on 300gsm card stock
    £11.50
    £11.50
  • As the Touch
    As the Touch
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    As the Touch: A6 greetings card

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    Words: Embrace me Lord As the loving parent to a new born babe; As the gentle wave on a windswept shore; As the summer breeze lifts the soaring bird; As the fall of rain on the parched garden soil; As the pure note of song caresses an ear; As the touch on the face from a lover; As the clear starlight falling on a deep, still lake; As the warming sunlight on a butterfly wing; As the brushstroke on a painters canvas; As the soft hug of a much loved toy; As the familiar words of a memorised poem Embrace me O Lord Background: An encouragement to invite God to be intimate with every aspect of our life.
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    Autumn Leaves: Greetings card

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    Photographic card with 9 images of autumn leaves by Lindsay Grant. Blank inside for your own message
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    £2.00
  • Barefoot Disciple
    Barefoot Disciple
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    Barefoot Disciple: Walking the way of passionate humility

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    In our celebrity-obsessed culture, humility is unfashionable and too-often dismissed or confused with the cringing, false humility of Uriah Heep. When genuine humility is energised with real passion, fresh and exciting light is shone on the challenge of following Jesus Christ today and humility is rediscovered as a healthy and life-giving virtue, capable of transforming our Blame-Someone-Else society. This is about humility as the deepest kind of realism. It will resonate profoundly with all who are hungry for truth...    Rowan Williams  
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    Be stronger than each storm in me: Greetings card

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    Greetings card, supplied with envelope, featuring an original design by Lynda Owen-Hussey that reflects the story of St Brendan's journey of faith. Blank inside. The title is taken from Brendan - in exploration of a vision, a call to risky living in Celtic Daily Prayer Book 1: The Journey Begins. 
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    £2.20
  • Becoming Human
    Becoming Human
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    Becoming Human

    In this challenging work, Jean Vanier shares his profoundly human vision for creating a common good that radically changes our communities, our relationships, and ourselves. He proposes that by opening ourselves to outsiders, those we perceive as weak, different, or inferior, we can achieve true personal and societal freedom. Our society shuns weakness and glorifies strength. By embracing weakness, however, we learn new ways of living and discover greater compassion, trust, and understanding. This spirit of inclusion has extraordinary implications for the way we live our lives and build our communities.
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    Blessed Are: A4 signed print

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    Created: 2015 Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believe. (John 20:29) Background: To be a Christian is to believe in the seemingly impossible. We don’t have the luxury of being able to actually see and touch and hear the voice of Jesus as the Disciples did, we have to settle for a second hand experience of Jesus, but is that entirely true? Teresa of Avila (1515–1582) sums up how we can experience Jesus today and by doing so see the fruits of the legacy He left. Christ has no body but yours, No hands, no feet on earth but yours, Yours are the eyes with which he looks Compassion on this world, Yours are the feet with which he walks to do good, Yours are the hands, with which he blesses all the world. Yours are the hands, yours are the feet, Yours are the eyes, you are his body. When we willingly behave as Jesus did we meet Him in the people and places, we meet Him in the darkness and the pain and in the joy and the hope of living. It isn’t the same as placing our hand in the crucifixion wounds; or sitting at His feet, listening to His voice and the message He gave; and Jesus knew that His followers would feel that loss. So the last words that he spoke on earth were a blessing specifically for you. Printing and Sizing: This item is 210mm x 297mm and is printed on 300gsm card stock using our in-house printer. Each print is individually signed by Mary Fleeson and is packaged in a cellophane wrapper with a descriptive backing sheet explaining more about the piece and the Scriptorium.
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    £11.50
  • £9.99

    Body: Biblical Spirituality for the Whole Person

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    We hear a lot, these days, about 'spirituality', yet the meaning of that word can be hard to pin down. Often it is use in a vague way to refer to the relationship between our 'spirit' and God, resulting in the belief that we can only relate to God with our 'inner' being and not with any other part of ourselves. Within Christianity, this view is commonly based on the assumption that the Bible contrasts the body and all this is physical with the 'spirit' which is good. But is that really what the Bible says? To answer that question, Paula Gooder explores the evidence, dispelling popular misconceptions, and leading us to a deeper understanding of the value of our bodies in the eyes of God.
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  • £12.99

    Braving the Wilderness: The quest for true belonging and the courage to stand alone

    True belonging doesn't require us to change who we are. It requires us to be who we are. Brene Brown has sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives – experiences of courage, vulnerability, love, belonging, shame and empathy. In Braving the Wilderness, Brown redefines our understanding of what it means to truly belong in an age of increased polarisation shaped by fear and divisive ideological and political rhetoric. With her trademark mix of research, storytelling and honesty, Brown sets out a clear roadmap based on the four practices of true belonging that challenge how we think about ourselves, show up with one another, and find our way back to courage and connection.
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    Breathing Deep: Life in the Spirit of Easter

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    Breathing Deep draws on the stories told in the gospels about the resurrection of Jesus. From the time of their writing and first telling, these stories have been seen as invitations to allow the resurrection to reshape the way that life can be lived. The forty reflections in this book imagine those invitations as gifts for us now, opening up the possibility of something new in our lives, our dreams, our hopes. But they also come with a provocative edge, challenging us to find the courage to live in the spirit of the resurrection when everything seems to gravitate towards death and destruction. The resurrection of Jesus was an extraordinary happening in history, but more than a one-off event. Resurrection reveals that the better, more peaceful and hopeful world we dream of is possible, and that it must first take shape within us.
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    Breathing Under Water: Spirituality and the Twelve Steps

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    We are all addicted in some way. When we learn to identify our addiction, embrace our brokenness and surrender to God, we begin to bring healing to ourselves and or world. In Breathing Under Water, Richard Rohr shows how the gospel principles in the Twelve Steps can free anyone from addiction - from an obvious dependence on alcohol or drugs to the more common but less visible addiction that we have to sin.
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    Caim
    Caim
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    Caim: A4 signed print

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    Background: Artist Mary Fleeson tells us that...'"Caim" was originally designed as a CD cover for an album of prayers set to music by the same name, therefore the imagery reflects themes of the music included, however as is often the case the illustration evolved into something which speaks beyond the obvious inspiration. The hand seems to reach out in a loving, gentle gesture to caress the face of the Creator, symbolised by the star (Revelation 22:16 ‘I, Jesus, have sent my angel to give you this testimony for the churches. I am the Root and the Offspring of David, and the bright Morning Star.’). The complex knotwork intersperses three overlapping circles which represent the Trinity and the patterns and colours are life patterns, weaving and merging, coloured by experiences, actions and reactions.' Printing and Sizing: This item is 210mm x 297mm and is printed on 300gsm card stock using our in-house printer. Each print is individually signed by Mary Fleeson and is packaged in a cellophane wrapper with a descriptive backing sheet explaining more about the piece and the Scriptorium.
    £11.50
    £11.50
  • Caim
    Caim
    £1.75

    Caim: A6 greetings card

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    Words: None Background: Mary tells us that...‘Caim’ was originally designed as a CD cover for an album of prayers set to music by the same name, therefore the imagery reflects themes of the music included, however as is often the case the illustration evolved into something which speaks beyond the obvious inspiration. The hand seems to reach out in a loving, gentle gesture to caress the face of the Creator, symbolised by the star (Revelation 22:16 ‘I, Jesus, have sent my angel to give you this testimony for the churches. I am the Root and the Offspring of David, and the bright Morning Star.’). The complex knotwork intersperses three overlapping circles which represent the Trinity and the patterns and colours are life patterns, weaving and merging, coloured by experiences, actions and reactions. Printing and Sizing: This item is 105mmX148mm and is printed on 300gsm gloss card stock. Each card is blank inside, has its title and copyright details on the back and is individually wrapped in cellophane with an envelope.
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    £1.75
  • £15.00

    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
    £15.00
    £15.00
  • 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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  • Blessings and journeys
    Blessings and journeys
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    Blessings and journeys CD

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    This compilation has been put together by the Lindisfarne Scriptorium in order to introduce the music of three very different sources to a wider market. The band Iona, with its unique sounds mining the rich seams of our Celtic Christian heritage, is represented by Revelation, Here I stand, Columcille and Edge of the World. The singer and composer Jeff Johnson, with his inspirational vocals producing soundscapes of wonder and beauty, is represented by Benediction, Psalmus Theme, Bless the Lord, Navigatio and A Door into Heaven. The Northumbria Community's music is represented by One Thing I Have Asked (from Morning Prayer), I Bind unto Myself This Day (from Waymarks), May the Peace of the Lord Christ (from Morning Prayer), Haven Song (from Waymarks) and My Prayer for You (from Songs of Blessing). Though the musical style of each is very distinctive, these musicians all share a common desire to journey seeking God's mercy and blessing; and in turn to be a blessing to others - especially through their music. Enjoy this thoughtful collection of tracks as a spur to meditation and prayer - or just for the sheer enjoyment of the music. (And may it also prove a spur to the purchase of the albums represented here!) [playlist images="false" ids="8808,8810,8812,8814,8816,8818,8719,8822,8824,8904,8906,8908,8910,8912"]
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    £12.00
  • Carmina Gadelica
    Carmina Gadelica
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    Carmina Gadelica: Hymns and Incantations

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    Carmina Gadelica is an anthology of poems and prayers from the Gaelic oral tradition, the most comprehensive ever collected. They came from communities all over the Highlands and Islands of Scotlad, were often shared or performed in the evening ceilidh and therby passed on from generation to generation. Alexander Carmichael complied the collection in the second half of the nineteenth century, and in doing so created a lasting record of a culture and way of life that has now largely disappeared. In the Introduction, Carmichael recounts with great warmth and evident pleasure the hospitality which he received from the people whose songs and stories he was anxious to record "I have three regrets -" he says, "that I had not been earlier collecting, that I have not been more diligent in collecting, and that I am not better qualified to treat what I have collected." Nevertheless, Carmina Gadelica quickly became an invaluable resource for those wanting to study and understand Gaelic culture and for those wanting to experience the beauty and wisdom of its oral literature.
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    Celtic Parables Classics
    Celtic Parables Classics
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    Celtic Parables: Stories, Poems and Prayers

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    Never mock what others say.  Perhaps their words are full of nonsense. Perhaps they are trying to puff themselves up. Perhaps they like hearing the sound of their voices. Perhaps they are trying to deceive their hearers. Perhaps they are foolish and dim. Perhaps they are more clever than wise. Yet amidst the useless clay You ay find jewels beyond price. The word of God is in every heart, And can speak through every voice. Never mock (p.104) This collection of stories, meditations, poems and prayers evokes the authentic spirit of Celtic Christianity. Capturing the atmosphere of parables passed down through generations, it shows the human warmth, respect for the natural world and robust, down-to-earth qualities for which Celtic spirituality is so greatly valued. With its rich treasury of material – most of it previously unavailable in modern editions – Celtic Parables offers a fresh lively introduction to the Celtic world. It will appeal to all those fascinated by our Celtic heritage and the way it speaks directly to us today.
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    £9.99
  • Celtic Roots and Rhythms Boxed Set
    Celtic Roots and Rhythms Boxed Set
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    Celtic Roots and Rhythms 3-CD Box Set

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    3 CD collection by Nick and Anita Haigh: Heartcry, Homecoming and Haven. There have been few more authentic Celtic musical projects over the past few years than Nick and Anita Haigh's Celtic Roots and Rhythms series. Their exceptional musical gifts enthuse this wonderful collection of songs, airs and dance tunes, inspired by the spirituality of the early Celtic Christians, and rooted in the Irish musical tradition. They seek to express a fervent desire to encounter Christ in the ordinariness of every day, and His peace through the journey of life's changing seasons.
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    Christ and the Chocolaterie: A Lent course

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    Christ and the Chocolaterie is an original, innovative and lively Lent course inspired by the film Chocolat, which was in turn based on the best selling novel by Joanne Harris. Using the film as a starting point for exploring issues about God, the world and what it means to be human, Hilary Brand has designed five group sessions on the themes of: ● Giving up – the prelude to change ● Giving out – the power of a gift ● Getting wise – the possibility of change ● Getting real – the power of acceptance ● Growing up  – the process of change Each session includes extracts from the film, group discussion, questions, exercises and meditations, suggestions for individual reading and related Bible passages for further daily reading plus notes for group course leaders. Christ and the Chocolaterie also includes appendices on the curious history of chocolate, the unfair economics of chocolate and ideas for a chocolate feast.
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    Christ Centred Living
    Christ Centred Living
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    Christ Centred Living: A6 greetings card

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    Words: None Background: Mary tells us that...'This piece was the result of meditating on what defines a Christ centred life . I wanted to show the fruitfulness that comes from a life rooted in the cross of Christ and the refreshment and cleansing available to us. In the spirals I wanted to express the vibrancy of a Christ-centred life and four aspects of life; birth, death, spirituality and growth. Each arm of the spiral, each aspect of life, is cross hatched and bumpy with patches of light and dark, showing the erratic nature of living. Each arm ends but its outline turns back towards the cross, showing that everything came from God and returns to God.' Printing and Sizing: This item is 105mmX148mm and is printed on 300gsm gloss card stock. Each card is blank inside, has its title and copyright details on the back and is individually wrapped in cellophane with an envelope.
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    Christ Empowered Living
    Christ Empowered Living
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    Christ in the Wilderness: Reflecting on the Paintings by Stanley Spencer

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    The remarkable English painter Stanley Spencer produced a series of works entitled Christ in the Wilderness (1939-54), portraying the forty days Jesus spent in the wilderness. These beautiful and compelling images give us a startling insight into Jesus' vocation and his own understanding of his ministry. They show his great love for nature and affinity with all creation. Stephen Cottrell reflects on five of the Christ in the Wilderness paintings, and reveals them to be a rich source of spiritual wisdom and nourishment. He invites us to slow down and enter into the stillness of Stanley Spencer's vision. By dwelling in the wilderness of these evocative portraits, Stephen Cottrell encourages us to refine our own discipleship and learn again what it means to follow Christ.
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    Christ is Risen: A4 signed print

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    Created: 2013 Words: For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, so that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16 Background: This piece is a celebration of the Easter message, that Christ is risen. The words are illuminated in Spring colours, with reminders of the season, flowers and birds in flight, intermingled with blood red flowing from the cross where the wounds of Christ would have been. The cross is deliberately empty to remind us of the resurrection and there is a shape around it that echoes a holding cross to remind us that we can ‘hold on’ to His promises. Printing and Sizing: This item is 210mm x 297mm and is printed on 300gsm card stock using our in-house printer. Each print is individually signed by Mary Fleeson and is packaged in a cellophane wrapper with a descriptive backing sheet explaining more about the piece and the Scriptorium.
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    Christ is the Light: A4 signed print

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    Created: 1998 Words: Christ is the Light, May He illumine your path Christ is the Way, May He direct your life Christ is the Breath, May He feed your soul Background: The words were inspired by the Celtic Christian belief that God, as Father, Son and Spirit, infuse every part of daily life. The journey of life can be directed by Him if we allow it and its twists and turns will be clearer if seen in the light He gives. Printing and Sizing: This item is 210mm x 297mm and is printed on 300gsm card stock using our in-house printer. Each print is individually signed by Mary Fleeson and is packaged in a cellophane wrapper with a descriptive backing sheet explaining more about the piece and the Scriptorium.
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    Christ in the Light
    Christ in the Light
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    Christ is the Light: A6 greetings card

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    Words: Christ is the Light, May He illumine your path Christ is the Way, May He direct your life Christ is the Breath, May He feed your soul Background: Mary tells us that...'The words were inspired by the Celtic Christian belief that God, as Father, Son and Spirit, infuse every part of daily life. The journey of life can be directed by Him if we allow it and its twists and turns will be clearer if seen in the light He gives.' Printing and Sizing: This item is 105mmX148mm and is printed on 300gsm gloss card stock. Each card is blank inside, has its title and copyright details on the back and is individually wrapped in cellophane with an envelope.
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    Chrysalis: Faith in an Emerging Culture
    Chrysalis: Faith in an Emerging Culture
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    Chrysalis: Faith in an Emerging Culture

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    Have you ever felt that the very things that once inspired and nurtured your faith now seem lifeless and perhaps even frustrating? Christians often find their faith metamorphosing and do not know how to handle the troubling changes. Using the life cycle of a butterfly as a metaphor Alan Jamieson helps readers to see that radical changes need not mean the death of personal faith. Instead he helps us to embrace them as part of a positive, Christian, Spirit-led journey with God.      
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    Circle Me: A4 signed print

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    Created: 2016 Circle me Creator God. May I hope joyfully, Keep me from despair. May I love freely, Keep me from indifference. May I believe expectantly, Keep me from ignorance. Background: This piece was inspired by - "And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love."  (1 Corinthians 13:13 New International Version) Printing and Sizing: This item is 210mm x 297mm and is printed on 300gsm card stock using our in-house printer. Each print is individually signed by Mary Fleeson and is packaged in a cellophane wrapper with a descriptive backing sheet explaining more about the piece and the Scriptorium.
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    Colours: Greetings card

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    Photographic card with 9 colourful images. Blank inside for your own message.
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    Come let us age! An invitation to grow old boldly

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    In this unique book, Wanda Nash, a well-established writer on spirituality in her late seventies, reflects on growing old with faith and a positive spirit. This compelling invitation to grow old boldly – full of her own experiences and insights – includes Wanda's reflection on her encounter later in life with terminal cancer, and her thoughts on coping with the daily challenges of living a Christian life in her illness and in ageing. Demonstrating a profound sense of the value and purposefulness of 'old age', the author's indomitable spirit is matched only by fresh vision of the love of God in Jesus Christ. Until her death in June 2015, Wanda Nash was an author and speaker on a range of subjects including stress and spirituality. Having been the UK Chair of the International Stress Management Association, she authored a number of significant books, including Christ, Stress and Glory, At Ease with Stress, Come, Let us Play!, Simple Tools for Stillness and Silence as a Meeting Place. These reflections have been lovingly edited by Wanda's daughter, Poppy, and her friend Debbie Thrower, bringing to life the wisdom, faith and humour of old age for future generations.
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