MOST RECENT POSTS

In this column you will find the most recent posts unless you have selected a specific poem, meditation or collection/index in which case that single item will appear here.

INDEX OF POEMS CELEBRATING THE RICHNESS OF BEAUTY, SCIENCE AND FAITH

Each Title/Link below will bring up the poem in the place of this index. Songs or hymns are indicated with a red asterisk *

Alpha and Omega
Angel Wings
Aphelion (A poem of darkness - and hope)
As Mighty Glaciers Recede
A Special Performance (International Space Station)
A Window of Light (Across the Sound of Mull)
Asteroid Mining
Aurora 1
Aurora 2
A Universe: and Hope of Heaven
Awesome, Wonderful Creator
Barriers (Invitation to those who gaze at the stars and into space )
Before the Creation, The Word was with God
Be Still Small Earth (Carol of the Cosmos)
Black Hole (A lighthearted reflection)
Blue is the Sky: Why?
Bounded and Boundless
Brown Dwarf
Bubbles
Carol of the Cosmos
Casting our Praise Loose Among the Stars
Celestial Stream
Cinquefoil (Nanotechnology)
Come Praise The Lord, The Potentate of Time
Cosmic Challenge
(A) Cosmic Haiku
Cosmic Labyrinth Part 1 - 6  (Astrophysics, Climatology, Coomunications Technologies, Nanotechnology, Neuroscience,  Oceanography, Wormholes & Lava Flows))
Cosmic Icons (Introduction)
Cosmic Winds
Creating the Universe
Creation and Science Celebration: Ely Cathedral
CURIOSITY: A reflection on the Mars Rover
Daffodils Sublime.
Dance of The Universe
Darkness, Illuminator
Deep Silence
Eclipse
Evolution and Beauty
Ex Nihilo
Father of The Entire Cosmos
For Amazement by Beauty
Galaxies Tell of Your Might
Galaxy
Galaxy of Galaxies
Garden Benedicite
*Give Thanks to God for Human Brains
Glory in The Night Sky (Meditation for Stargazers)
Hail, Heaven’s Bright Sun
I Dream of a Night Sky
I Imagine The God Who Created the Cosmos
* I’m Making Friends With Science (Children’s Song)suitable for school assemblies - to the tune of The Holly and the Ivy
I Met with Beauty, Science and Faith
In the Deep and Dark Recesses of Space
IONA:North Shore
Into The Deep
Invitation
Job 38 v 4ff Reimagined for the 21st Century
Life, Death and Cosmic Rhythms (Poppies and Nebula)
Nebula
Nothing But Himself
Out of Nothing, You Created
Poppies and Nebula (Life, Death and Cosmic Rhythms)
Praise the Creator God
Praise God for Wonders Deep in Space
Prayer For Scientists/ Science and Faith Events
Pristine Exoplanet
Psalm 24 version C21st
Pulsar
Reflection on the Gold of an Icon
Re-imagining Job 38 v 4ff for 21st Century
Reverie
Science Weekend at country churches
Signposts
Sonnet of The Source

Songs of God and Science for Primary Assemblies (A Collection) of eleven songs
Source of the Fundamental Forces
Star Trails
Stars and Planets Sing Your Glory
Still in The Dark
Sunlight on Stone by Joanna Tulloch
Suns With Great Brilliance
Supernova Transition
Thanksgiving for the Wonders of Science
The Bible Starts With Awesome Tale
The Crib and The Cosmos
The Glorious Stars of Night’s Dark Sky
The God Who Created The Cosmos
The Journey
The Length, The Breadth and The Depth
The Sun Comes Up to Run Its Daily Circuit
The Waiting
The Wonder of Water
Transit of Venus
Treasure Hunt (Amber) (Paleontology)
Twefth August (Perseids)
Welcoming a New-born Child
When I Consider The Universe
Who Planned The Paths
Wicken Fen: November
You Allow My Prayer to Span The Vastness of Creation

Cross of Nails (CGI)

Cross of Nails (CGI)
Let this 'Cross of Nails' lead you to "O Dare I Gaze Upon The Cross' with its newly published tune.

Ten thousand billion suns - A scintilla of God’s Universe

Ten thousand billion suns - A scintilla of God’s Universe
It is currently thought that the Universe has at least 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 stars! Hence the use of the word ‘scintilla’ for a mere ten thousand billion.

Cross and Particle Accelerator (CGI)

Cross and Particle Accelerator (CGI)
Cross and Particle Accelerator. The words of 'A Prayer for Understanding' can be viewed by clicking on this image

Nebula (Embroidery)

Nebula (Embroidery)
Nebula (Embroidery) to accompany the poem 'Invitation' which can be found by clicking on the image.

Orange Galaxy

Orange Galaxy
'Orange Galaxy' posted to accompany 'Bounded and Boundless'. Go to the poem by clicking on the image.

Cosmic Icon 7 Summerflower

Cosmic Icon 7 Summerflower
Cosmic Icon 7 - Summerflower Nebula (Acrylic)

Cosmic Ikon 8 Moth

Cosmic Ikon 8 Moth
Cosmic Ikon 8: Moth Nebula(imagined-acrylic) The Gold field of deep space is intended to convey the Lordship of Christ over the whole of the Cosmos

Surprise garden rose (Photo)

Surprise garden rose (Photo)
This beautiful head of roses in our garden, which are giving off a delightful perfume in the morning sun, seems a fitting picture to link to the sonnet 'Evolution and Beauty'. Let the picture take you there. It is a surprise because it is growing high on a bush of otherwise pure yellow roses: amazing!

Cross and Vortex

Cross and Vortex
'Cross and Vortex' to accompany 'Stars and Planets Sing Your Glory'. Click on the image to go to the poem/hymn.

Gaseous Cosmic Threads (Mixed media)

Gaseous Cosmic Threads (Mixed media)
Gaseous Cosmic Threads: Mixed media - acrylics and painted threads

St Francis’ Sky (Photo)

St Francis’ Sky (Photo)
Warm Umbrian Hills: Click image to take you to the poem St Francis' Sky

Cosmic Labyrinth (CGI)

Cosmic Labyrinth (CGI)
'Cosmic Labyrinth' - This icon is a symbol of the path through the near reaches of the Cosmos with its 'Havens' where current advances in science (2012/13) are celebrated. By clicking on the picture you will be taken to the latest version of the poem of the same name.

Cross of Autumn Leaves (cropped Photo)

Cross of Autumn Leaves (cropped Photo)
Time, perhaps to consider a restorative break before the approach of Advent/ Christmas. Let this image take you to 'On Drawing Apart'.

IONA: The Marble Quarry (Photo)

IONA: The Marble Quarry (Photo)
On the South shore of Iona is a bay which shows the industrial scarring of a beautiful place. Read of it by clicking on the picture

Butterfly Nebula (CGI)

Butterfly Nebula (CGI)
The Imaginary Butterfly Nebula . Anything like this would be a real Curiosity! The image will link you to the reflection titled 'Curiosity' which is actually a celebration of the achievement of landing the Mars Rover of that name

Light of the World amidst stars (CGI)

Light of the World amidst stars (CGI)
'Light of the world' posted to accompany 'To Light'. Find the poem by clicking on the image.

Iona from Fionnphort (Watercolour)

Iona from Fionnphort (Watercolour)
Iona from Fionnphort. At this point of the Isle of Mull, the end of a pilgrimage or trip to Iona is in sight. Click on this picture to take you to the poem 'IONA - The Pilgrim Way'

Nativity Star (CGI)

Nativity Star (CGI)
Nativity Star: This image will link you to the collection of new Carols on this site. Also, the image can easily be copied onto an overhead acetate and used as a window decoration. Easy for children to achieve. Note the cross at the centre of the star.

My Mesh Mask for Radiotherapy

My Mesh Mask for Radiotherapy
This is the mask which was moulded to my face to ensure the radiotherapy I had in April 2017 was precisely targeted. You can read more by clicking on the image

Double Celebration

Double Celebration
Pam, who has been magnificent in caring for me since my Cancer diagnosis in October and I celebrate the end of Radiotherapy and our 36th Wedding Anniversary (Note the return of some hair!). Click on the image to read about the treatment - and waiting.

St Neots Sunset (Photo)

St Neots Sunset (Photo)
Surrounded by beauty: Whie 'Evolution and Beauty' became one of the most viewed poems on this blog, Pam, my wife took this gorgeous picture of a sunset over the flatlands of Cambridgeshire UK. Click on it to go to the poem

Gabriel - written/painted by Pam, my wife in 2015

Gabriel - written/painted by Pam, my wife in 2015
Gabriel began the Christmas story with his visit to Mary. The story is told in our Christmas collection in the Carol, Go to Nazareth My Great Messenger. Click on this image to take you there.

Maple Leaf Nebula (CGI)

Maple Leaf Nebula (CGI)
IMAGINARY IMAGE TO CELEBRATE CANADA DAY: Click on this his imaginary 'Maple Leaf Nebula' to take you to a poem entitled 'Nebula' (image not to be confused with NGC 2024, the Flame Nebula which is also known as the Maple Leaf)

Beauty in the Garden - June 2016

Beauty in the Garden - June 2016
Beauty in the Garden - June 2016

Aurora Imagined over Iona (Watercolour & pastel)

Aurora Imagined over Iona (Watercolour & pastel)
First posted here on Adomnan’s day (23rd September) 2015. An imagined natural phenomenom that could be seen to resonate mystically with the idea of Iona being a ‘thin place’ where heaven brushes earth.

Assisi Sunset

Assisi Sunset
Assisi Sunset

Cross and simple Prayer rope (Photo)

Cross and simple Prayer rope (Photo)
Cross and simple prayer rope: make one like this to use as an aid to using ‘The Jesus Prayer'