Category: Cave Refectory Road

  Rhythm of Life continues our second year of spiritual practice in Beloved Life. Working with ideas from Ian’s book Cave Refectory Road: monastic rhythms for contemporary living we are exploring how ancient practices from the Jesus tradition might be a gift in our own times and in our own places, helping to bring about the kind of better world that Jesus described as the ‘kingdom […]

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  On the Road continues our second year of spiritual practice in Beloved Life. Working with ideas from Ian’s book Cave Refectory Road: monastic rhythms for contemporary living we are exploring how ancient practices from the Jesus tradition might be a gift in our own times and in our own places, helping to bring about the kind of better world that Jesus described as the ‘kingdom […]

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  In the Refectory continues our second year of spiritual practice in Beloved Life. Working with ideas from Ian’s book Cave Refectory Road: monastic rhythms for contemporary living we are exploring how ancient practices from the Jesus tradition might be a gift in our own times and in our own places, helping to bring about the kind of better world that Jesus described as the […]

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  We continue our second year of spiritual practice in Beloved Life. Working with ideas from Ian’s book Cave Refectory Road: monastic rhythms for contemporary living we are exploring how ancient practices from the Jesus tradition might be a gift in our own times and in our own places, helping to bring about the kind of better world that he described as the ‘kingdom of heaven’ […]

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  We continue our second year of spiritual practice in Beloved Life. Working with ideas from Ian’s book Cave Refectory Road: monastic rhythms for contemporary living we’ll now begin to explore how ancient practices from the Jesus tradition might be a gift in our own times and in our own places. Cave Refectory and Road describe three related but distinct paths in the traditional monastic […]

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  INTRODUCTION: This week at the start of Advent 2014 marks the beginning of our second year of spiritual practice in Beloved Life. For the first few months of this new year we’ll be working with ideas from Ian’s book Cave Refectory Road: monastic rhythms for contemporary living… What does it take to mark the canvas to write the […]

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  The new series of morning bell explores the possibility of silence. More accurately, the giftedness of the sounds around us and the possibility of our own silence in response. The world is full of sound, and we would soon be disappointed if we tried to resist the sound, and grow a practice of prayer or […]

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  This week a new series of morning bell begins, taking a walk with ideas from Ian’s book Cave Refectory Road  and with images from a walk on the South West Coast Path last weekend, the first warm day of spring here.

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  Here’s a video interview I did last summer for Wild and Precious talking about the idea of ‘liminal spaces’ as vital places where change can happen. It opens up the possibility of Cave Refectory Road as a way into a rhythm of life that may help us to live well and help bring good to […]

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