Ray Simpson is Founding Guardian of the International Community of Aidan and Hilda and is a well known author. He lives on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, UK, where the Community has a base for resources, study and retreat.
Immanuel, God with us, come - be completely human â€“ then weâ€™ll know your sorrow may bring endless joy #Lindisfarne
Immanuel, God with us, come and be tortured with no amnesty; come and be broken like a Christmas toy #http://www.raysimpson.org/blog/the-wag
Immanuel, God with us, come flee from tyrants as a refugee; be betrayed by those you counted as friends #AdventHope
Immanuel, God with us, come to where empty aged minds run wild, come to the hospice and the cancer ward #BordersSpirituality
Immanuel, God with us, come and be lonely as an orphaned child; Immanuel; come to where grief is harvested and stored #wwwaidanandhilda
Immanuel, God with Us, come down from paradise and occupy this dirty stable of humanity #CommunityOfAidanAndHildaAustralia
In the wastelands may the Glory shine: in the land of the lost may the King make his home https://t.co/X5eEe4ajgF.ukThe Waste Land by T.S. E
Help us to hone our skills by observing mindfully whoever and whatever this day brings #AdventWatch
Catch us up in the cause of your kingdom which, despite appearances, is near to breaking through #Advent
Give us sprinklings of the Messiahâ€™s spiritÂ â€“ the spirit of wisdom and understanding, counsel and strength, knowledge and reverence.