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Welcome. I have called this page Spiritual Blog UK as it occasionally shares time-sensitive information that relates to spiritual or religious programs on UK Television, or to spirituality events in the UK.
Most of the information is not UK specific.
I (Katherine Owen, author of www.a-spiritual-journey-of-healing) live in Swindon, England, UK.
Much of www.a-spiritual-journey-of-healing.com shares articles on spirituality, so please take a look around to see what speaks to you.
Do you know a couple in trouble with children or without. Or perhaps you are currently in trouble in your own relationship. Say a prayer for God to guide you to peace.
Move to read a full list of prayers on this spirituality website.
Why do those on the spiritual journey speak of surrender to God as a positive, even essential step.
What do we lose when we surrender, and what do we gain?
One common spiritual belief is that we are spiritual beings, rather than physical beings.
Read more about this belief and how it can bring purpose to our life.
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There is a spiritual loneliness that comes from the unnatural belief that we have separated from God.
The spiritual journey is one to claim our Oneness, to shift the emphasis from looking to another person to fulfil our need for love and company and look to God first.Click though above for the main article, or here to read quotes about loneliness to validate and comfort you.
Peace and purpose.
Illness may initially seem to reduce your chances of finding either.
However, going deeper with spirituality in a time of illness can lead you to these, as well as to overcome fear and find self love.
Illness may tear your world apart, but a new world is waiting for you.
On a journey of self growth we may follow practices from psychology religion and spirituality or any combination of the three.
In the places where they differ, we may experience self conflict and confusion.
In this article I clarify a few of the differences so that in any instance you can more easily identify your favoured approach.
For the purpose of this site I give my own definitions of spirituality and religion. You are of course entitled to define them differently!
Author Mal Duane shares her experience of using spirituality to overcome alcohol addiction through the 12 steps program of Alcohollics anonymous.
Click for a list of spiritual poems online by Katherine Owen - author of this website, www.a-spiritual-journey-of-healing.com
15 Spiritual Love Poems
God Love Self Love
(by the author of a-spiritual-journey-of-healing.com)
For 14 years, Katherine was severely disabled with CFS/ME, unable to walk, with little speech, and with inadequate care.
Katherine's small beautiful collection of poems take the reader with her as she journeys to know both self love and
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A lovely Spiritual Gift for a friend or partner.
My book Be Loved, Beloved is published.
Journey with me and know yourself as loved by the Beloved.
Available in kindle (which can be read on the PC) and in paperback.
Bible Symbols as guidance for the Spiritual Journey
How does the story of Mary, Joseph and the birth of Jesus provide spiritual guidance for our journey?
Inspirational Poems of Faith by Topic
It took a while! but I have put together a list of spiritual poems by topic - just some of the wonderful spiritual poems submitted by visitors to the site. I love how these poems speak of your spiritual journeys, your love of God, your doubt and faith. Thank you so much.
I am very much a believer in unity consciousness - we are one whatever our spiritual or religious path. Here I include bible verses that say the same.
ACIM is a spiritual book that is fundamentally interfaith - recognising many paths to God and believing that all the holy books teach the same thing...
...in our essence, as one with God, we are innocent.
The Peace Council – A Beautiful Picture of INTERFAITH HARMONY from a team who celebrate our Oneness.
What is the definition of non duality?
Combining non duality and Chrisitianity.
Exposing ourselves to positive news about the world and about ourselves can shift our frame of mind. But what is the really good news for those of us on the spiritual journey?
Spirituality in Relationships - what are the benefits of asking God to guide us in our relationships with those we meet?
Seeking Inner Peace through forgiveness exercises. This spiritual blog looks out how I became convinced that I was contributing to world peace even though I was trapped in an ill body in a bedroom.
Just in time for Easter we have this amazing poem about Jesus which is loyal to St Matthew's Gospel in the Bible. An astounding piece of work suitable for children of all ages!
It has taken me time to read through and prepare it for the site so in this Holy Week my head is now full of Jesus in rhythm and rhyme!
If you find reading the Bible hard going this is a perfect way to learn the story of Jesus cruxifixion.
My message to you this Easter time.
The Bible verses on the Easter story and the example of Jesus encourage us to hold to love in a difficult times. To have faith in our innocence/our righteousness and to hold the same for others. A personal interpretation of the crucifixion story based on my experience of illness.
Some poems use Christian symbols and language to convey Christian Spirituality. I have now given these their own page on the site.
Am I a Christian? - God's reply to me :-) when I asked this question!
Article about the beauty of a modern day christian martyr and a prayer for someone who has died.
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And now for your turn to comment or share on the Spiritual Blog UK...
A few mini blogs pondering on the connections between SCIENCE and spirituality.
This is your chance to share your thoughts, your challenges, and your wisdom. Thank you.
Click below to see contributions from other visitors to Spiritual Blog UK...
Atheists and Christians
Katherine I have been studying YouTube debates recently between Atheists and Christians trying to justify their beliefs within the rational evidence …
Spiritual and interconnection
I woke up this morning and the first moment I experienced was the sound of violin, it was the part of 9th Beethoven Symphony, and for a very brief moment. …
Science and God
In 1936 Albert Einstein said to student Phyllis Wright: "Everyone who is seriously involved in the pursuit of science becomes convinced that a spirit …
Opposition To Spiritual Beliefs
Dear Katherine Well, hearty congratulations with your book,'Be loved, Beloved'. It sounds wonderful and I love the title. I guess as spiritual seekers …
Grace Vs Knowledge of Being Blessed
Dear Katherine, How do you stand on the state of Grace being a gift from God, and is this knowledge of being blessed sufficient to achieve transformation …
The other day I happened to be watching a TV documentary on prison life and as I watched scenes of rehabilitation programmes and the various corridors …
Jesus Is The Way - We can transform the world
God can meet out some "rough treatment" sometimes to awaken our sensibilities to a proper view of How to live our lives. In my own case I knew the life …
Free Guided Meditation Script and Tips
Any advice on how to start meditating? Set Aside Time for Meditation My sister has a set time...either morning or evening, sometimes both when …
Is God Religious? - Religion Vs Spirituality
Is God religious? You may think that an odd question. Maybe you have never thought about it. You may have inadvertently connected God with religion. Religion …
John Wesley - Qualities Of
A Life Lived in God
John Wesley, while studying and contemplating his theological doctrines at Oxford would rise early every morning celebrating the glory and mystery of a …
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Bible Christmas scriptures help us celebrate the origins of the Christian Christmas. Verses and quotes. Annunication. Mary. Joseph. Shepherds. Wise men.
I sent a friend a Christmas card - an electronic one and got the following delightful poem in return. Although it's not exactly a spiritual poem ;-) it