Solace podcast 005: 1 Peter 3 and R.S. Thomas

This week’s Solace includes an Examen prayer and a time of Lectio Divina – if you would like the resource sheet for the suggested steps for both of these, it is available here. The Bible reading is taken from 1 Peter 3: 3-4, and the poem featured is ‘The Bright Field’ by R.S. Thomas –Continue reading “Solace podcast 005: 1 Peter 3 and R.S. Thomas”

Solace podcast 004: Luke 23 and Roger Robinson

This week’s Solace includes an Examen prayer and a time of listening (there are no written instructions for the listening prayer – everything you need to know is in the audio) – but if you haven’t got access to the resource sheet and would like it for the Examen, it is available here. The BibleContinue reading “Solace podcast 004: Luke 23 and Roger Robinson”

Solace podcast 003: Psalm 121 and Carol Ann Duffy

This week’s Solace includes an Examen prayer and a time of Lectio Divina – if you would like the resource sheet for the suggested steps for both of these, it is available here. The Bible reading is Psalm 121: 1-3, and the poem featured is ‘Prayer’ by Carol Ann Duffy – from her 2013 collectionContinue reading “Solace podcast 003: Psalm 121 and Carol Ann Duffy”

Solace podcast 002: Galatians 5 and U.A. Fanthorpe

This week’s Solace includes an Examen prayer and a time of listening (there are no written instructions for the listening prayer – everything you need to know is in the audio) – but if you haven’t got access to the resource sheet and would like it for the Examen, it is available here. The BibleContinue reading “Solace podcast 002: Galatians 5 and U.A. Fanthorpe”

Solace podcast 001: Mark 4 and Wendy Cope

This was the first test of the Solace format, so do forgive some rough edges here and there. The Bible reading is Mark 4: 30-32 (the Parable of the Mustard Seed), and the meditation features the wonderful poem ‘Orb’ by Wendy Cope – which appears in her 2018 collection “Anecdotal Evidence”.  Do go and buyContinue reading “Solace podcast 001: Mark 4 and Wendy Cope”