Thought for the day, Wednesday 21st December

“Light a candle, sing a songSay that the shadows shall not crossMake an oblation out of all you’ve lostIn the longest nightGather friends and cast your hopesInto the fire as it snowsAnd stare at God through the dark windowsOf the longest nightOf the year A night that seems like a lifetimeIf you’re waiting for theContinue reading “Thought for the day, Wednesday 21st December”

Thought for the day, Tuesday 20th December

“In silence the conscious thinking mind comes to a stop, and the invisible presence and power are given the opportunity to function. If we really believe that the kingdom of God is within, we should be willing to leave the world until such time as we can reach, touch, and respond to the Father within.Continue reading “Thought for the day, Tuesday 20th December”

Thought for the day, Sunday 18th December

“I cannot say where it lives, only that it comes to the heart that is open,to the heart that asks, to the heart that does not turn away.It can take practice, days of tugging at what keeps us bound,seasons of pushing against what keeps our dreaming small.When it arrives, it might surprise you by howContinue reading “Thought for the day, Sunday 18th December”

Thought for the day, Wednesday 14th December

“What makes a place sacred? Is it some hallowed action? Is it the siting of a shrine or temple? Is it the occupation by people who have honoured the spirit of that place? Although there is no part of the earth that is not intrinsically sacred in its own right, our recognition of a place’sContinue reading “Thought for the day, Wednesday 14th December”

Thought for the day, Monday 12th December

“Notice the inner places where you’re holding your breath, walking on eggshells around the living room of your self.Notice the contraction of your muscles, the hump of your shoulders, the pitch of your pelvis, the way you sip air instead of taking it in freely and fully as a gift of divine grace.Notice the qualityContinue reading “Thought for the day, Monday 12th December”