We live in a world that is constantly looking at productivity. How can we as a society extract more productivity out of our employees? How can we micromanage people so that they are good little units of production? Our education system is gear up towards it. Our government is reducing the creativity and increasing the
Today, I’m in the middle of leading group sessions as part of the Year 7 retreat programme in a large Church of England secondary school. The children and youth department from WYAD hand me the activity and then it evolves as the day proceeds. With groups of ten pupils we started exploring the changes in
Those of you who have had to listen to me pontificate about church music for any length of time will have heard me lament, quality or music, quality of lyrics, lack of scriptures and theological statements in modern music. You will have no doubt also heard me groan at the mention of most Christmas music
Fr Simon has put together a new video. Anyone from Holy Nativity, spoiler alert.
Holy Nativity is in the middle of running a mindfulness course. Two clinical psychologists are offering their time and expertise as part of their faith giving. I am doing the course for my own wellbeing. Some of you at this point will have no idea what I’m going on about. Mindfulness means: “paying attention in a particular