Tag Archives: Silence and Honeycakes

Lent 2012: Day Two

Luke 9:23 Then he said to them all, ‘If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. Last night at the 8pm service, Fr David preached a wonderful sermon about … Continue reading

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Silence Conclusions

I’ve drawn to the end of the time I allotted myself for my thinking/reading/writing project on silence. And so come my conclusions… I feel that I’ve learnt a lot. My journey over the last ten days has been more of … Continue reading

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The Value of Silence

A friend of mine from London sent me a book in October called Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith by Kathleen Norris. I’ve been dipping in and out of it since, and remembered this afternoon that she had written a … Continue reading

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Art and Creativity

Still reading my three books with the theme of silence, I’m thinking quite a lot about art and creativity today. There’s one picture in Rowan’s “A Margin of Silence”, at the beginning and the end. It is of a painting, Le Saint Esprit according … Continue reading

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Communion

Glanced to the back cover of “A Margin of Silence” to see a description of the Anglican Communion: …one of the ‘instruments of communion’ which holds Anglicans in ‘bonds of affection’… I’m afraid we haven’t seen a lot of that … Continue reading

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Falcondale Lake

Beginning to hike up towards Falcondale Lake after another’s hours reading, I thought more about what silence actually is. What comes to mind: A synonym of stillness? Inner peace? An environment where these qualities can flourish? Absence of speech? Upon … Continue reading

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Healthy Church, Healthier Me

Time for a day of quiet recovery with lots of reading today after a long week. Ahhhh… 🙂 Rowan Williams’ Silence and Honey Cakes pg 34: …one of the most obvious characteristics of the church ought to be a willingness to … Continue reading

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