I live on a farm and love using the seasons to inspire my prayer. In the last few weeks, all the different types of daffodils have been coming up. I love their blooms, but somehow this year I’ve really enjoyed the super-vivid-green of their stalks. I think it’s because we’ve have such sudden warm spells […]
Looking for something to do which links in with what’s happening now? Here are some simple, creative activities you might like to try.
This fun activity was created by my friend Caroline. Instead of ‘fortune cookies’, she made ‘encouragement cookies’ simply by writing out blessings on slips of paper then put them inside home-made fortune cookies. Warning: the folding bit is rather hot, so be careful! What sort of blessings you write will depending on who you are […]
What fragile things could you pray for? If you can find some snowdrops, take some photos and use them to inspire your prayers. Every year I love it when I see snowdrops appear. I love their fragile beauty, intricate petals and flimsy stems buffeted by Winter winds. I love their tenacity at arriving while snow still threatens. While other bulbs […]
When you see something looking beautiful because it’s covered in frost, praise God for it: “Woh, God, that’s just SO beautiful!” This is a really simple, seasonal prayer activity to do as a family at home: Go outside when there’s frost. A walk somewhere would be nice, but it will work even if it’s just […]