Organ recital & film show

Organ Recital: 3.30 – 4.15 p.m. – Mr. Lionel Friend to include music by J S Bach, César Franck and Lionel Friend Film:  5.15 – 7.00 p.m. – “No Greater Love” about life at the Carmelite Monastery  in St. Charles Square, Notting Hill. Refreshments: from 4.15 p.m. – 5.15 p.m. –  tea, coffee and cakes … Continue reading Organ recital & film show

Heart, Head & Hands ebook

Heart, Head & Hands

Heart, Head & Hands is written by Stephen Russell-Lacy, the editor of Spiritual Questions ezine. It draws on the spiritual philosophy of Emanuel Swedenborg, as well as on current ideas in therapy and psychology, to throw thought-provoking light on, and help with, personal problems. The content is practical with a focus on the whole person … Continue reading Heart, Head & Hands ebook

‘Night visit’ performance & art exhibition

Swedenborg Hall, Bloomsbury, London, Saturday 20th October 2012. Free admission. At 7 pm, Sally Pomme Clayton will present NIGHT VISIT, funded by the Arts Council England and produced in association with the Bloomsbury Festival. Sally Pomme Clayton is one of Britain’s leading storytellers, and Night Visit is a  multimedia performance which will represent a dazzling … Continue reading ‘Night visit’ performance & art exhibition

How to be happy from a deeper perspective.

How to be happy

You may be wondering how to be happy — happy in a way that will last. We have only to read the newspapers or watch the television to observe a lot of unhappiness in the world. “I grew up as this very carefree, happy kid then things turned darker for me. Maybe it was because … Continue reading How to be happy from a deeper perspective.

Win-win or win-lose?

We had the European football, Wimbledon and of course the Olympics and Paralympics, that saw us through the summer weeks, if we had felt in need of watching the talented, athletic and energetic putting themselves through whatever sporting disciplines they have spent their lives perfecting and developing to world class levels. Each of these athletes or … Continue reading Win-win or win-lose?

In a rut? Is life a slog? Time for inner change.

in a rut

Are you finding the going a bit hard these days? Dissatisfied with life without knowing why? In a rut? “Where does discontent start? You are warm enough, but you shiver. You are fed, yet hunger gnaws you. You have been loved, but your yearning wanders in new fields” (John Steinbeck) Reasons for feeling in a … Continue reading In a rut? Is life a slog? Time for inner change.

Youth Work

The General Conference is looking for a Youth Leader and are offering a salaried, permanent post for 16 hours weekly. Might you be the person we are looking for? Do you feel called to work with children, youth and families? Would you like more details? Please contact Judith Wilson on 01425 279408 or at … Continue reading Youth Work

Finding spiritual friends  is a new website that aims to provide an online meeting point for anyone interested in the ideas of Swedenborg and spiritual growth – an opportunity to talk, connect with each other and make new friends. By becoming a member, you can join a variety of Discussion Groups or start your own; post Topics … Continue reading Finding spiritual friends

Saving lives

How can you spend your spare time doing something useful? Renato Grbic is a burley tattooed restaurant owner. Fifteen years ago he was fishing in the river Danube when he saw a body fall into the river from the nearby Pancevo bridge in Belgrade. He helped the man to safety and decided then and there … Continue reading Saving lives

Putting things off – Why do I do it?

Putting things off

I decided to write about the topic of putting things off. Yes, you’ve guessed right – I couldn’t get started, and kept delaying until the deadline almost passed me by. Of course I blamed this on ‘writers’ block’. Then I remembered what Bill Watterson wrote: “You can’t just turn on creativity like a faucet. You … Continue reading Putting things off – Why do I do it?