Ray Simpson is Founding Guardian of the International Community of Aidan and Hilda and is a well known author. In 2016 he moved from the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, UK, where the Community has a base for resources, study and retreat to a new Community House in Berwick-Upon-Tweed on the nearby mainland.


Sorry folks.  Covid got to me. Hence no weekly blog.  But this contribution to a local church lock-down newsletter signals a revival. Matthew 15:21-28  The Gospel for this coming Sunday (16 August) begins ‘Jesus left that place and went away’. In that place a foreigner intruded on his planned retreat and shouted...
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A post covid 19 talk 

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a prayer...

We arise today
in the wisdom of the One
who brought to birth the giant plains,
the water and the first beings.
We arise today
in the brightness of the One
who created the blazing sun,
the shining stars and the twinkle in our eyes.
We arise today
in the mercy of the One
who gave us dreams
and memories and hearts.
Amen

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