morning bell: dawn



The latest series of morning bell is working with phrases from an element of the Church of England’s Morning prayer – the optional preparation known as ‘the Acclamation of Christ at the Dawning of the Day.’ There’s something really strong in using words for prayer and meditation that have been – and are being – said by many  others around the world and across time.

morning bell - dawn series
morning bell – dawn series

The images are all from a recent visit to St Ives in Cornwall – where the light at dawn and throughout the day is often breath-taking. May these words and images provide a way into stillness and action in the spirit of the Christ ‘the daystar’…

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morning bell: find your stillness


In the latest series of morning bell we return to a continuing theme – finding stillness within all the movement, noise and energy of the day. This process always begins with a decision to seek the stillness that is already there, within us and around us.



Liverpool St stillness flyer



The images are from a recent wait-over at Liverpool Street station in London. I sat on a bench and let the movement around me become a way into stillness. Then I began to take photographs, trying to let that be a contemplative action.


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