CF Post March 2017

Wisdom on the Way – Understanding the Revelations of Julian of Norwich in the 21st Century

Helen Fitch-Hunter writes:
Hope is much-needed in our current times. Sr Pamela of All Hallows Convent was able to bring a little of that to Contemplative Fire Companions and guests gathered for Wisdom on The Way on March 11th at Boxmoor Trust.
Even those who knew something of the incredible person who was Julian of Norwich – the first woman to write a book in the English language – made fresh discoveries of her history in person and in her writing…

A Way of Prayer – Charlotte Wright

I find the idea of prayer mysterious. Although many of us pray, there is something about prayer that is difficult to understand or predict. The way I’ve prayed over the years has changed. My contemplative path has brought me into silence and unknowing, with prayers offered wordlessly. How different to the assertive boldness and wordy prayers I hounded God with in the past. More recently I have needed to find a way of prayer that is
authentic and present. How do I pray in a truly engaged and compassionate way?…

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