Tag Archives: Spirituality
Would you like to do some spiritual practice amongst nature? Forest Church is a great way to explore this in the company of other like-minded spiritual adventurers. In Brighton, Open Sky Forest Church met for a couple of years, but … Continue reading
On Sunday 9th December we’ll walk through the wintering woodland, watching, listening, breathing, being. Join us to listen to God through listening to nature, as we walk, contemplatively, together. Dress for the weather (we’re never put off by the weather, … Continue reading
Following on from our meetings so far this autumn, this time Alex led a guided meditation on how we can deal with the ‘dying of the light’. November is a time of remembering and thinking about loss: from Halloween and … Continue reading
It was decidedly autumnal for our Autumn Prayer Walk: grey skies, cold wind, damp air (thankfully the rain paused). We walked in silence through the woods, with browning leaves, beech mast, haws and other fruit, and amazing fungi all around … Continue reading
On 23rd September, the sun crosses the equator and the northern hemisphere starts to tip away from the sun. It’s the autumnal equinox (meaning ‘equal night’ – when day is the same length as the night) and for us global … Continue reading
There’s a story by Ursula Le Guin (in Searoad, 1991) where the foam on the waves writes words on the beach. In the bible, Psalm 29 talks about the voice of God thundering over the waters. According to Tristan Gooley … Continue reading
What words does nature inspire in you? On Sunday 8th July we let nature inspire our words about God and gathered some prayers that help us connect what we see and what we believe about God.
In June we met by the sea shore in West Hove shortly after low tide and experienced the rising tide, the cycle of the moon and the movement of time approaching the summer solstice.
On 13th May, we met for a contemplative walk through the woods and fields of the Stanmer estate. A clump of trees in the middle of a field, a hawthorn tree in flower, a huge beech tree that had shed … Continue reading