Yes to God

Reflection from Rydal Hall Chapel Wednesday 18th November As I begin, I become aware of the Lord present to me, looking upon me with his love, wanting to speak to my heart…. Luke 1.26-38 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, 27to a virgin…

A Foundational Passion

Reflection from Rydal Hall Chapel Tuesday 17th November As I begin, I become aware of the Lord present to me, looking upon me with his love, wanting to speak to my heart…. Philippians 3.7-12 Yet whatever gains I had these I have come to regard as loss because of Christ. 8More than that, I regard…

You lack one thing

Reflection from Rydal Hall Chapel Monday 16th November As I begin, I become aware of the Lord present to me, looking upon me with his love, wanting to speak to my heart…. Mark 10.17-27 As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up and knelt before him, and asked him, ‘Good Teacher,…

Good News for Sensitive Souls

A Reading from the First Letter of Paul to the Thessalonians Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers and sisters, you do not need to have anything written to you. For you yourselves know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. When they say, ‘There…

The Power at work within me

Reflection from Rydal Hall Chapel Saturday 14th November As I begin, I become aware of the Lord present to me, looking upon me with his love, wanting to speak to my heart…. Ephesians 3.14-21 For this reason, I bow my knees before the Father, 15from whom every family in heaven and on earth takes its…

Getting our Attention

Reflection from Rydal Hall Chapel Friday 13th November As I begin, I become aware of the Lord present to me, looking upon me with his love, wanting to speak to my heart…. Isaiah 55.1-13 Ho, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and you that have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine…

Shaping and re-shaping

Reflection from Rydal Hall Chapel Thursday 12th November As I begin, I become aware of the Lord present to me, looking upon me with his love, wanting to speak to my heart….. Jeremiah 18.1-6 The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: 2‘Come, go down to the potter’s house, and there I will let…

Patient Hope

Reflection from Rydal Hall Chapel Wednesday 11th November As I begin, I become aware of the Lord present to me, looking upon me with his love, wanting to speak to my heart…. Romans 8.18-25 I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory about to be revealed to…

A Glimpse of Paradise

Reflection from Rydal Hall Chapel Tuesday 10th November As I begin, I become aware of the Lord present to me, looking upon me with his love, wanting to speak to my heart…. Psalm 8 1O Lord, our Sovereign, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens.…

Gracious Deeds…

Reflection from Rydal Hall Chapel Monday 9th November As I begin, I become aware of the Lord present to me, looking upon me with his love, wanting to speak to my heart…. Isaiah 63.7-9 7 I will recount the gracious deeds of the Lord, the praiseworthy acts of the Lord, because of all that the…