Reflective writings, stories of faith & inspiration, poetry - and 'God in all things'
Browse through these passages, quotes, poems, readings and feel God speaking to you - in great or small ways. You can be sure that if you open yourself to God he will touch you in ways that are right for you at this time of your life.
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S T O R I E S
Audio-reflections from Paul Heppleston.
They started life as resources for Covid-worship but have now been moved to a dedicated STORIES page.
Q u o t e s
Descartes said "I think, therefore I am".
The Christian Faith says "God loves me, therefore I am".
From Radio 4 Thought for the day 29.9.17
"The Christian Life is not 'business as usual....."
"The mind is like a parachute - it works best when it is open"
[Shirley Ballas, chief judge at the finals of 'Strictly')
"Accessibility is being able to get into the building.
Diversity is getting invited to the table.
Inclusion is having a voice at the table.
But belonging is having your voice heard at the table".
Augustine Tanner-Ihm 2020
(the young CofE priest who was rejected for a post because of his colour)
R e f l e c t i o n s a n d M e d i t a t i o n s
Meditation - Thomas Merton
S e e i n g G o d i n a l l
Some of these* are in an audio-version on the STORIES page of this website.
David and the Desert Fathers*
On Lambeth Bridge with Christian Climate Action*
P o e t r y
On Bardsey 2012*
When I became a Christian (Adrian Plass)
P a u s e s f o r t h o u g h t
A Time to Remember Nov. 2019
Lockdown Musings 2020
Advent Musings 2020
Lockdown Musings 2021
T r a n s i t i on
An article about Wellspring from 2017 is contained in the Baptist magazine 'Baptists Together'.