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Inviting thoughts on – Session 5: ARTS/MUSIC/COLLABORATION

Here's a prompt for our thoughts, in preparation for session 5 of The Way Station Meetup on August 19-20 (in Leeds, and online). In the Way Station we spend a lot of time using posts and comments to explore life... Continue Reading →

Inviting thoughts on – Session 4: MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

Here's a prompt for our thoughts, in preparation for session 4 of The Way Station Meet Up on August 19-20 (in Leeds, and online). In The Way Station we aim to be open and inclusive in all directions, recognising that... Continue Reading →

Inviting thoughts on – Session 1: OUR STORIES

Here's a prompt from Lisa for our thoughts, in preparation for session 1 of The Way Station Meet Up on August 19-20 (in Leeds, and online). I recently watched Toy Story 2 for perhaps the thousandth time.  So many great... Continue Reading →

Inviting thoughts on – Session 2: PHILOSOPHY/THEOLOGY

‘The Way Station’ is a space where many of us ask serious questions about our spiritual journey. It’s a safe space where people are welcome to ask big, deep, and often uncomfortable questions about theology, philosophy and spirituality - and encourage and build each other up, as we explore those questions together.

Inviting thoughts on – Session 3: COMMUNITY / CHURCH

Here's a prompt from Peter for our thoughts, in preparation for session 3 of The Way Station Meet Up on August 19-20 - (in Leeds, and online). Community / Church – Some thoughts for The Way Station Meet Up. What... Continue Reading →

“If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame can't survive.” - Brené Brown

Apocalypse & the death of God – a new heaven and new earth

 "Only an absolute self-emptying of God makes possible the resurrection of God, but that resurrection is the consequence of that self-emptying, and this is a truly apocalyptic resurrection, one giving birth to an absolutely new world." Thomas Altizer, The New... Continue Reading →

I am the “Prayer Warrior” Who’s Having Trouble Praying

For as long as I can remember, my mom has called me her “prayer warrior,” which meant if a pet went missing, a relative was having a medical procedure or a friend were traveling on a trip that required flying... Continue Reading →

Scared of sacred texts? (Daring to look beyond the Bible…) Part 4

I’ve now talked about secondary and marginal Jewish and Christian scriptures, about the Hebrew Scriptures and their interpretations (also regarded as scripture by Judaism) and about the interpretative tradition in Christianity. There is one area left within “sacred texts” which... Continue Reading →

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