#BIGRead14: Hospitality

#BIGRead14 Today's focus on hospitality... According to the SHAPE programme devised by Rick Warren, this is one of my spiritual gifts: Leadership (24/24) The special ability the Holy Spirit gives to recognise and communicate the vision of God’s purposes, and to accomplish it through the motivation and direction of a group of people. Hospitality (23/24) The special ability the Holy Spirit gives to make people feel welcome, accepted and safe in their home and in…

#BIGRead14: Bread

#BIGRead14 I LOVE bread ... especially crusty fresh granary bread... the smell of it, the texture, the taste ... although after this reminder of cheese/Marmite toasties today I might buy an 'ordinary' loaf of bread!  Today's poem talks about bread - and we're quite used to the idea of Jesus as the bread of life, but not so much about ourselves 'as bread' - to be prepared to be 'dispersed', but still - we can…

“Women on Your Bookshelf” by @MaggiDawn

I saw this post come through my feed earlier today, stuck a bookmark on it (I was being focused on #bigread14 ... for which I do need to Skype Maggi to get a recording of Evensong - and which I'll be reading alongside Maggi's Giving It Up!) and thought, great to go and look back at next week - and then tonight realised that I was mentioned on it (just published in time!), which is…