Child rearing – What spiritual practice helps?

child rearing

Children and grandchildren can provide your child rearing with wonderful moments. Their spontaneity and sense of fun can brighten your day. But almost out of the blue all hell can break loose and they can be a real pain testing your limits and boundaries. What they want can be different from what you want. They … Continue reading Child rearing – What spiritual practice helps?

Taize

Taize Style Music Weekend Friday 11 November 2011 – 16:00 to Sunday 13 November 2011 – 14:00 Purley Chase Centre, Warwickshire   What is the Weekend about?  •Gathering for Taize style worship morning, noon and evening. •Time and space for bible study with personal and group reflection. •Opportunity for singing practice, walking, resting or circle dancing. … Continue reading Taize

Healing through Symbols and Bodywork

Workshop Purley Chase Centre Tuesday 18 October 2011 – 10:00 and  Wednesday 19 October 2011 – 16:00 Come for one or two days of talks, sharing in groups, one to one sessions of Reiki healing, spiritual counselling, life symbols, space to reflect and enjoy nature in the lovely grounds, walk a labyrinth, dance and movement.  Come for one of … Continue reading Healing through Symbols and Bodywork

The peace of mind mystery

We can’t all escape to a cave to gaze at our navels all week in silent contemplation. That’s the trouble – we can’t get away from life itself with its daily frustrations and setbacks. It’s what takes away our peace of mind. The fact that we have a burning desire for certain things means that we are likely to feel tense or angry if anything turns up to prevent us having them. Sometimes the meaning of life is hard to fathom and the mystery of peace of mind is no exception. There is a fascinating Taoist story that gives us a clue ….

Nurturing the Soul Course

By Helen Brown published by spiritualwisdom.org.uk © July 2009 pp 75 £9.95 Enquiries: contact editor@spiritualquestions.org.uk

Helen also leads groups taking this course. The aim is primarily to encourage reflection, experience and exploration of what our ‘soul’ means for each of us. The scope of the course includes music, art, prayer, meditation and energy medicine.

This has been a course that was both inspirational and challenging. Throughout the eight sessions in our exploration of the ‘soul’, Helen gently guided us along an inner path in keeping with her book on the subject.