CAH 06 Bartimaeus

When he heard that it was  Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout out and say "Jesus, son of David, have mercy on me!" Then Jesus said "What do you want me to do for you?" The blind man said to him, "My teacher, let me see again" Immediately, he regained his sight and followed... Continue Reading →

CAH 05 Mary and Martha

"Martha, Martha," the Lord answered, "you are worried and upset about many things, but few things are necessary - or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her" Luke 10:41-42 Two sisters Different characters, different instincts Each full of faith Each turning to Jesus in... Continue Reading →

CAH 04 Jesus Restores Life

So he went to her, took her hand and helped her up. The fever left her and she began to wait on them.  Mark 1:31 Simply, quietly, lovingly, immediately Jesus restores this woman to health, to life, to her place in the community Can you imagine the look in Jesus' eyes as he helps her up?... Continue Reading →

CAH 03 “Follow me”

Jesus said to them "Follow me, and I will make you fish for people." Immediately they left their nets and followed him.   Mt 4:19-20 Hello Friends! You are invited to set aside 20 minutes, to sit deeply in the Lord's presence to listen for new insight from these familiar words. Thanks for joining us here.... Continue Reading →

Welcome

Hello Friends! Welcome to Contemplative at Home, the place where you find a weekly audio guided prayer experience. The podcast offers the listener about 20 minutes of contemplative prayer, in which we settle our attention into the Lord's presence and then hear a passage of scripture read slowly enough to let it deeply come to life.... Continue Reading →

CAH02 Come and See

Edit: if the media player is not appearing just above these words, please refresh by clicking on the logo at the top of the page. Hopefully that will make it appear! Let me know if you're having difficulty! Hello friends In this episode we pray with John 1:35-39, when John the Baptist points his friends... Continue Reading →

CAH 01 Introduction

Hello friends! Here we are... at the launch of the Contemplative at Home podcast. Thank you to all of you who  listened to the pilot episodes which I published last year under the name "Lectio Divina Podcast". Your encouragement and feedback has led to the launch of re-named Contemplative at Home Podcast. Thank you so much for... Continue Reading →

Christmas Greetings!

Hello dear friends I hope your autumn has been full and rich and that you will have space to reflect on the dawning of Christ's light in this holiday season. I am looking forward to reviving the Lectio podcast in 2015! With that in mind, I have a special request from all of you who... Continue Reading →

An Attentive Pause

Hello friends You may or may not have noticed that it has gone a bit quiet here. And the plan is that it will stay that way at least until the new year. I found this gorgeous quote from Mary Oliver recently: “Ten times a day something happens to me like this - some strengthening... Continue Reading →

Psalm 32 sermon

Things have been a bit quiet here because we've been fully engrossed in summer time visits and visiting from lots of family and friends! I preached at church last night, so all the solo moments I've squeezed out of our visitors have been devoted to prepping these thoughts. It's a bit ragged, I cry my... Continue Reading →

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