Tag Archives: Caroline Coggins

Caroline Coggins. Christmas and weed mats

Weed mats are used to grow a garden.  A weed mat lets us relax and focus on what we want to grow. There’s no need to labour over all the weeds that need pulling, make neat rows and certainly not … Continue reading

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Caroline Coggins. Holy Week: what is our invitation this year?

At the start of holy week we read of a woman who, uninvited, breaks into a gathering of men at table, drops to her knees to pour the most extravagant oil onto the feet of the man she loves, wiping … Continue reading

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Caroline Coggins, Pausing in Advent.

I was on retreat recently in Hong Kong and there was a very small pool with eight turtles in it.  It took me some days to notice; you have to slow down to see them. Their water was muddy, there … Continue reading

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Caroline Coggins. Art and prayer

What do we pay attention to, what do we look for? It sounds like such an innocent question, yet it is a reflection of who we are, and how we have been shaped. I went to a Matisse exhibition when … Continue reading

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Caroline Coggins. The story of Easter: the love template.

How often do we fall in love, the sort that turns us around, strips us and re-orientates us, shakes the foundations of what it is to relate and be with another?  Not very often, mostly we are too guarded.  But … Continue reading

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