Five Minutes Peace

Grab a cuppa. Settle down in a comfy chair. Let yourself have 5 Minutes' Peace...
... To yourself away from the chaos of life. To relax. To reflect. To meet with God.

mirror

Read: 1 Corinthians 12: 12-31

Do This:

Place a mirror into a box facing upwards. On the lid of the box, write or place the following text. Share the box with your friends. Make sure they read the text before they look inside!

Read more: Child of God

charleseastman

Read: Isaiah 58:1-12

Consider this:

'In the life of the [Native American] there [is] only one inevitable duty – the duty of prayer- the daily recognition of the Unseen and Eternal. His daily devotions [are] more necessary to him than daily food. He wakes at daybreak, puts on his moccasins, and steps down to the water’s edge. Here he throws handfuls of clear, cold water into his face, or plunges in bodily. After the bath, he stands before the advancing dawn, facing the sun as it dances upon the horizon, and offers his unspoken orison.

Read more: Everything is Worship

cyochristmas

Read: Luke 2:13-15

Consider this:

If you’ve been too busy to start already, then it’s time to slow down, relax, take a breath and consider just how special a time this is!

We are preparing for one of the most important times of the year, a time when everyone, whether they attend church regularly to fuel their strong faith, or haven’t the slightest clue what religion is all about, share in celebration. In fact, you could say that Christmas is the only time left in the UK when the whole of society, regardless of creed, stops to enjoy peace, hope, love and all that is good about the human race. Other times of celebration are enjoyed, of course but nothing quite like the 25th of December.

Read more: Approaching Christmas