Artistry and Poems

Seeing straight through the Shaking and Shifting – A poem by Helen Ryan

Many are saying at the moment (‘warning’ would be a better word) that the seasons are changing – with the clear implication that the long period of relative peace across Europe that so many of us have been blessed to lived through, is highly likely to be coming to an... read more

Transfiguration: An Album to savour

We have something really special to share with you in this edition: a series of prayers and reflections inspired by Jesus’s powerful encounter with His Father and two representatives of the heavenly host, Moses and Elijah. This was His ‘transfiguration,’ the pivotal... read more

Your Constancy outweighs (by far!) my fickleness

Welcome to this new mini series, which you will hopefully find both comforting and challenging. The whole series is set to some really lovely music. The first piece features an improvised version of the well-known hymn Immortal, Invisible, God only wise, and the... read more

Tenderness – Part One

As I was sitting beside a village duckpond not far from Malvern the other day, enjoying the warmth of the sunshine and the fresh green of the new leaves, I was struck afresh by the tenderness of God toward us. This meditation emerged during that time, and is... read more

Tenderness – Part Two

As the harp sounds her opening chords, this immersive and reflective piece invites you to spend time savouring the tender favour of the Lord. How has He shown His compassion toward you? What concerns might you bring to Him now? Sing with Mary how He has helped His... read more

Reflections on the word Sustain

I love words! I love their sound and their history. Meeting old friends in a new setting or guise is always a delight. I love exploring the original meaning of the Greek and Hebrew words used in the Bible, and I love drawing Scriptural themes together, so that we can... read more