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Author: Adrian Scott

A Canticle to Creatureliness

In 1224 whilst recovering from an Illness, St Francis of Assisi whose feast we celebrate, sat looking out across the Umbrian plain. He was at the window of the Church and Convent of San Damiano that he himself had restored, stone by stone with his

A Strange Way

This is a blog post I recently wrote for Whirlow Spirituality Centre in Sheffield. It was edited and appeared slightly differently so I thought I would publish the original on my own blog as it is very personal.    We crossed the threshold of the Church of

Francis and the Crib at Greccio

Francis and the Crib at Greccio One witness, among the crowd …. reported that Francis included a carved doll which …. seemed to be awakened from sleep when the blessed Father embraced him in both arms. *   He led them up the stony path at dusk on

Safe Uncertainty

In these blogs I am reflecting on four elements that I believe lead to good guiding and in fact help us to negotiate difficult passages in life. These elements carry a charge that makes for real change. I quoted the great romantic poet William Wordsworth

From the Cradle to the Grave II

This photograph was taken on a photography course led by Laura Page called Recapture. It was aimed at those if us with experience who wanted to improve their abilities. we wandered the city, something I love to do, capturing images that spoke to us of