Solace podcast 015: Isaiah 40 and Billy Collins

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 Isaiah 40: 7-8, and the poem featured is ‘Forsythia’ by Billy Collins – which appears in Poetry Magazine, April 1995, published by Poetry Foundation.

The music used is the track “October Lane” from the album ‘5 Minute Meditations, vol.4’ by Lee Rosevere– go explore his stuff! https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com

Solace podcast 014: Matthew 7 and Mary Oliver

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 Bible reading is taken from Matthew 7: 1-3, and the poem featured is ‘The Song of the Builders’ by Mary Oliver – which appears in her 2005 collection “Why I Wake Early: New Poems” published by Beacon Press.

The music used is the track “Affirmation” from the album ‘10 Minute Meditations’ by Lee Rosevere– go explore his stuff! https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com

Solace podcast 013: Isaiah 58 and Denise Levertov

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 Isaiah 58: 11, and the poem featured is ‘The Fountain’ by Denise Levertov – which appears in “The Collected Poems” published by New Directions, 2013.

The music used is the track “Lunar Orbit” from the album ‘Apollo 11’ by Lee Rosevere– go explore his stuff! https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com

Solace podcast 012: Luke 15 and Naomi Shihab Nye

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 Bible reading is taken from Luke 15: 4-6, and the poem featured is ‘Shoulders’ by Naomi Shihab Nye – which appears in her 1994 collection “Red Suitcase” published by BOA Editions.

The music used is the track “Dream Colours” from the album ‘Time-Lapse Volume 4: Sleep Music’ by Lee Rosevere– go explore his stuff! https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com

Solace podcast 011: Psalm 25: 4-7 and ee cummings

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 at https://solacepod.com/2020/03/30/solace-resources/.

The Bible reading is Psalm 95: 4-7, and the poem featured is ‘i thank you god for this most amazing’ by ee cummings – from Selected Poems, published by Liveright.

The music used is the track ‘Birds’ from the album ‘5 Minute Meditations vol.4 by Lee Rosevere – go explore his wonderful stuff – https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com

Solace podcast 010: John 14 and Robert Frost

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 Bible reading is taken from John 14: 3-6, and the poem featured is ‘The Road Less Taken’ by Robert Frost– which appears in the collection “Selected Poems” published by Penguin.

The music used is the track “Mountain With Many Rivers” from the album ‘Time-Lapse Volume 3: ASMR’ by Lee Rosevere– go explore his stuff! https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com

Solace podcast 009: Matthew 5 and Brian Patten

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 Matthew 5: 13-16, and the poem featured is ‘One Another’s Light’ by Brian Patten – which appears in “Selected Poems” published by Penguin, 2007.

The music used is the track “Lunar Orbit” from the album ‘Apollo 11’ by Lee Rosevere– go explore his stuff! https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com

Solace podcast 008: Psalm 25 and Michael Symmons Roberts

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 Bible reading is taken from Psalm 25: 4-5, and the poem featured is ‘Discoverers’ by Michael Symmons Roberts – which appears in his 2013 collection “Drysalter” published by Jonathan Cape.

The music used is the track “At the Edges of Sleep” from the album ‘Time-Lapse Volume 4: Sleep Music’ by Lee Rosevere– go explore his stuff! https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com

Solace podcast 007: Matthew 6 and Wendell Berry

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 Matthew 6: 27-29, and the poem featured is ‘The Peace of Wild Things’ by Wendell Berry – which appears in “The Selected Poems of Wendell Berry” published by Counterpoint.

The music used is the track “Taking the Time” from the album ’10 Minute Meditations’ by Lee Rosevere– go explore his stuff!  https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com

Solace podcast 006: Psalm 33 and Chris Fosten

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 Bible reading is taken from Psalm 33: 3-5, and the poem featured is ‘On Days I Am Aware’ by Chris Fosten – which first appeared in the 2018 anthology “Reaching For Mercy” published by Proost.

The music used is the track ‘October Lane’ from the album ‘5 Minute Meditations Volume 4’ – go explore his stuff! https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com