MOST RECENT POSTS

In this column you will find the most recent posts unless you have selected a specific poem, meditation or collection/index in which case that single item will appear here.

ASSEMBLY FRIENDLY & ALL-AGE WORSHIP SONGS/ACTIVITIES





SONGS OF GOD & SCIENCE (Assembly Friendly) 
Bottled Water (Double Iniquity) Tune: Old American Folk Tune with Score.
 It Really isn’t Odd that Scientists Think About God New song: New Tune
*NEW Fossils Are Fantastic New song: easily learned new tune 
I’m Making Friends With Science Tune: The Holly & The Ivy
Sing of Faith and Science - Tune: Sing a Song of Sixpence
The Bible Starts with Parable Tune:Tyrol (Traditional) Score in posting
*NEW Vib-gy-or, Vib-gy-or  a song about light: Tune - Jingle Bells

We Are Living! We are Living!  Tune: London’s Burning!

Just one more song will be added to this selection in May 2017 (now added) before the whole collection of 36 songs is published: Watch for details in the Summer.

SONGS OF GOD & SCIENCE - (Upper School Performance Songs: also suitable for congregational singing)
Carol of the Cosmos: Be Still Small Earth Tune: Finlandia
Stars and Planets Sing Your Glory Tune: Lux Eoi
The Glorious Stars of Night’s Dark Sky: Tune: Puer Nobis Nascitur/ Come Thou Redeemer of The Earth
Praise God for Wonders Deep in Space  Tune: Golden Sheaves
For Amazement by Beauty (A celebration of our senses) Tune: Sans Day Carol

SONGS/CAROLS (Assembly-friendly)
An Angel Told Shepherds with Great, Great Joy A ‘counting' Carol
This is a Day of Celebration Tune incorporated in post
We Have a Lord Who Loves Us Dearly Tune: Shanty Tune

ALL AGE ACTIVITIES
Action Confessions
Aeroplane Prayers
All Saints’ Day - simple, well-tested activity
Bible Journeys: Game to prelude talkson Bible journeys

Creation Sunday: Celebration of Universe, Solar System & Genesis 1
Exploring Science and Faith with Children
Joseph and Jealousy
Nativity Star (a pre-Christmas activity)
(The) Shepherd's Tale: an interactive story
(The Wise Men's Tale: an interactive story
Easter Day: Simple All Age Activity
Saint Francis Invites: All Age/ All Congregation game
Science weekend featuring Children's activities

Ten thousand billion suns - A scintilla of God’s Universe

Ten thousand billion suns - A scintilla of God’s Universe
It is currently thought that the Universe has at least 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 stars! Hence the use of the word ‘scintilla’ for a mere ten thousand billion.

Cross and Particle Accelerator (CGI)

Cross and Particle Accelerator (CGI)
Cross and Particle Accelerator. The words of 'A Prayer for Understanding' can be viewed by clicking on this image

Nebula (Embroidery)

Nebula (Embroidery)
Nebula (Embroidery) to accompany the poem 'Invitation' which can be found by clicking on the image.

Orange Galaxy

Orange Galaxy
'Orange Galaxy' posted to accompany 'Bounded and Boundless'. Go to the poem by clicking on the image.

Cosmic Icon 7 Summerflower

Cosmic Icon 7 Summerflower
Cosmic Icon 7 - Summerflower Nebula (Acrylic)

Cosmic Ikon 8 Moth

Cosmic Ikon 8 Moth
Cosmic Ikon 8: Moth Nebula(imagined-acrylic) The Gold field of deep space is intended to convey the Lordship of Christ over the whole of the Cosmos

Surprise garden rose (Photo)

Surprise garden rose (Photo)
This beautiful head of roses in our garden, which are giving off a delightful perfume in the morning sun, seems a fitting picture to link to the sonnet 'Evolution and Beauty'. Let the picture take you there. It is a surprise because it is growing high on a bush of otherwise pure yellow roses: amazing!

Cross and Vortex

Cross and Vortex
'Cross and Vortex' to accompany 'Stars and Planets Sing Your Glory'. Click on the image to go to the poem/hymn.

Gaseous Cosmic Threads (Mixed media)

Gaseous Cosmic Threads (Mixed media)
Gaseous Cosmic Threads: Mixed media - acrylics and painted threads

St Francis’ Sky (Photo)

St Francis’ Sky (Photo)
Warm Umbrian Hills: Click image to take you to the poem St Francis' Sky

Cosmic Labyrinth (CGI)

Cosmic Labyrinth (CGI)
'Cosmic Labyrinth' - This icon is a symbol of the path through the near reaches of the Cosmos with its 'Havens' where current advances in science (2012/13) are celebrated. By clicking on the picture you will be taken to the latest version of the poem of the same name.

Cross of Autumn Leaves (cropped Photo)

Cross of Autumn Leaves (cropped Photo)
Time, perhaps to consider a restorative break before the approach of Advent/ Christmas. Let this image take you to 'On Drawing Apart'.

IONA: The Marble Quarry (Photo)

IONA: The Marble Quarry (Photo)
On the South shore of Iona is a bay which shows the industrial scarring of a beautiful place. Read of it by clicking on the picture

Butterfly Nebula (CGI)

Butterfly Nebula (CGI)
The Imaginary Butterfly Nebula . Anything like this would be a real Curiosity! The image will link you to the reflection titled 'Curiosity' which is actually a celebration of the achievement of landing the Mars Rover of that name

Light of the World amidst stars (CGI)

Light of the World amidst stars (CGI)
'Light of the world' posted to accompany 'To Light'. Find the poem by clicking on the image.

Iona from Fionnphort (Watercolour)

Iona from Fionnphort (Watercolour)
Iona from Fionnphort. At this point of the Isle of Mull, the end of a pilgrimage or trip to Iona is in sight. Click on this picture to take you to the poem 'IONA - The Pilgrim Way'

Cross and simple Prayer rope (Photo)

Cross and simple Prayer rope (Photo)
Cross and simple prayer rope: make one like this to use as an aid to using ‘The Jesus Prayer'