View From a Pew – August, 2023

Reflecting on the Spiritual Discipline of Rest Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28 Today, the spiritual discipline of rest is a challenging one.  We are pressured to cram more and more activities into fewer hours.  This has been described as ‘hurry sickness’ and is an enemy of … Continue reading View From a Pew – August, 2023

Spiritual Disciplines – Fasting

Canon Paul Hardingham writes on the spiritual disciplines that help us to grow and deepen our faith. Spiritual disciplines are practices designed to help us grow as disciples of Jesus.  This month we are looking at the practice of fasting.  Fasting can be a neglected discipline, but plays an important part in the Christian life, … Continue reading Spiritual Disciplines – Fasting