Autumn in Mottisfont 4

Reflections

Patience…….

The words of this scripture and the words and music of this hymn can be encouraging….. ‘This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that

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Father….

God makes himself so accessible …… It is right to give God Thanks and Praise  Father, we acknowledge your greatness;all your actions show your wisdom

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Pentecost

Psalm 104 v1 “Praise the Lord, my soul. Lord my God, you are very great;    you are clothed with splendor and majesty”

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Fifth Century Prayer

St Augustine of Hippo – a fifth century prayer……. “Grant me, even me, my dearest Lord, to know you, and love you, and rejoice in

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Fragile World

These words and the short film seem to connect spirituality with the fragile earth………….. Ephesians 1:17-19“I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus

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Peace

Peace I bequeath to you My own peace I give you A peace the world cannot give, This is my gift to you Do not

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The simplicity of prayer

St Bernard of Clairvaux,12th century “Keep the word of God in that way for ‘blessed are they who keep it’.  Let it pierce deep into

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Reflection – Holy Spirit

Galatians 5:22-25 “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,  gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.  Those who belong to Christ

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Reflection – Psalm 23

Psalm 23 ‘The Lord is my Shepherd’ is a favourite psalm often turned to in times of trouble.  A recent discovery is that in 2020

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Reflection – Grace

Mary saying ‘yes’ to God in sorrow and suffering is overwhelmingly graceful. “Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother, his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of

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