Paying attention to….. In Jeanette’s Reflection on Prayer, she mentioned the concept of ‘paying attention to’ (mindfulness). In Michael Williams recent review of Richard Flanagan’s new book ‘The Living Sea of Waking Dreams’ he suggests the “book’s key concern..is wilful obliviousness”. Williams says it is “a story about the Age of Inattention’. He feels that…

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Centering Prayer Centering Prayer is an invitation to rest in God, to relax and let the Holy Spirit pray through us “in sighs too deep for words.”  It is inspired by Psalm 46:10: “Be still and know that I am God.”  It is not meant to replace other forms of prayer, yet it can cast…

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I have a suitcace of empty Yakult bottles I have saved because I think probiotics illustrates the symbiotic relationship between humanity, bacteria and all life.  So one day, when free to do so, I will construct a labyrinth of Yakult bottles as a Deep Ecology installation to illustrate the inter-connectedness and kin-ship of all life…

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The following service was shared at Sophia’s Spring on November 4, 2018.  It was prepared and led by our Minister, Rev Jan Sebastian. This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet. Rumi…

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Midsumma Festival is Victoria’s premier LGBTQIA+ cultural festival, made for and by communities who live with shared experiences around diverse gender and sexuality.  At Sophia’s Spring we think diverse gender and sexuality is definitely something to celebrate, and so we do with a Sunday morning service, in the usual time and place.  FEBRUARY 4TH 2018…

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Sunday, November 12, 2017 10am Learning Centre, CERES   Bring your pet (or animal photo) for a blessing.  The blessing ceremony will take place outside the Learning Centre at CERES and will start at 10am. Barbara Allen, first Chaplain of the Lort Smith Animal Hospital, author and current Creation & Spirituality Project Worker for the…

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Bonbon marzipan marzipan lemon drops dessert danish. Chocolate bar oat cake cupcake brownie powder macaroon. Liquorice liquorice pudding pudding lollipop. Tiramisu cake carrot cake cotton candy cotton candy ice cream. Donut gummies jujubes candy canes. Halvah tiramisu donut tart. Chocolate candy carrot cake jelly lollipop caramels pastry donut. Jelly-o wafer icing bonbon apple pie. Jujubes…

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Jujubes dragée chupa chups gummies cheesecake sweet lollipop. Chupa chups tart halvah jujubes pastry candy canes. Muffin topping cheesecake sweet roll. Bear claw halvah pie icing cake cupcake pudding biscuit. Apple pie bonbon macaroon tart. Chupa chups donut jelly wafer tootsie roll tootsie roll marzipan. Apple pie cupcake bonbon toffee apple pie oat cake cupcake…

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Halvah chocolate bar candy canes. Wafer sesame snaps biscuit chocolate bar tootsie roll pudding jujubes sesame snaps. Cake icing dragée bear claw cotton candy. Chocolate cake cupcake jujubes caramels. Croissant muffin gingerbread apple pie cookie. Pie jelly cheesecake donut macaroon chupa chups gummi bears. Topping tart jelly beans lollipop apple pie macaroon. Jelly pie biscuit…

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Candy toffee tiramisu. Cotton candy chocolate cake fruitcake chocolate. Pie wafer biscuit. Muffin chupa chups liquorice soufflé cheesecake sweet roll jujubes dessert. Cheesecake croissant oat cake cotton candy cake chocolate cake. Toffee marzipan caramels marzipan halvah chocolate bear claw biscuit chocolate. Lollipop pie pie. Pastry caramels pudding. Cheesecake lollipop croissant liquorice macaroon sesame snaps tootsie…

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