If you have problems reading this email you can view it here

A note from Wild Goose
 

View of Mull from Iona picture

 

This week, a new book of poems from Joy Mead on the beauty of the glimpsed moment. There is also a reminder of some of our books and other resources for Advent. We hope you find something useful for nurturing the contemplative side of your days.

Photo © David Coleman

-

Just published


Glimpsed in Passing transspaser

Glimpsed in Passing

Poems


(Book and e-book)


Joy Mead

Poems from Iona Community member Joy Mead. They come from the beauty of the glimpsed moment … a precious jewel held for a short time amid the pain and sorrow of the world, then let go into the bigger picture.

As in her other books, Joy manages to capture in words the essence of life that is often overlooked in our stressful world. The small things, the unnoticed configurations of beauty and acts of kindness and hope.

For more information and to see a sample

For the e-book version

-

A reminder of some books for Advent


Walking Through Advent transspaser

WALKING THROUGH ADVENT
Daily readings
Jan Sutch Pickard
We walk through a world where wars are being waged and babies are being born. We are humbled by our inability to do much about what is wrong. But we do our best: to be kind, caring, to understand the meaning of mercy. We do our best to be even-handed, to act justly. Join us on a cheerful, thoughtful, justice-seeking journey towards Bethlehem, a journey day by day through Advent.
For more information and to view sample pages
E-book version

Hope Was Heard Singing transspaser

HOPE WAS HEARD SINGING
Resources for Advent
Sally Foster-Fulton
An Advent collection of prayers, meditations, poems and a few wee plays. A rich resource, from an original voice, for personal reflection and for congregations and small groups searching for material relevant to the 21st century. The author is Associate Minister at Dunblane Cathedral and Convener of the Church and Society Council of the Church of Scotland.
For more information and to view sample pages
E-book version

Gobsmacked transspaser

GOBSMACKED
Daily devotions for Advent
Thom Shuman
Daily readings for the four weeks of Advent. ‘Reading one of Thom’s books is like walking and talking with a friend. Someone who understands the fragility and failings of being human (and himself) but who continues to laugh, and to hope and work for the coming of the Light.’
For more information and to view sample pages
E-book version

Good News of Great Joy transspaser

GOOD NEWS OF GREAT JOY
Daily readings for Advent from around the world
Neil Paynter & Peter Millar
Reflections for Advent from members, associates and friends of the Iona Community around the world – from Uganda, Scotland, Wales, Palestine, Switzerland, India, Malawi, Australia, China, Iona, Sweden, Kenya, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, the Netherlands, Germany, Jerusalem, Japan, Ireland, Taiwan, Cuba, Alaska – and more.
For more information and to view sample pages
E-book version

Light of the World transspaser

LIGHT OF THE WORLD
Daily readings for Advent
Peter Millar & Neil Paynter
Daily readings for Advent from Iona Community members, associates and friends as an aid to soul-renewal, so that our lives may express a deeper compassion and a more joy-filled awareness.
For more information and to view sample pages
E-book version

 

-

More resources for Advent and Christmas

Books

E-books

Downloadable liturgies, prayers, reflections etc

Parables of Northern Seed

 

-

 

Subscription Info

If you are a member of the Iona Community you automatically receive this newsletter as part of your membership. You will also receive this message by registering on our website, or if you have opted for email contact when making a purchase or sending an e-postcard.

 

Contact Us

We thank you for your interest and support. If you have any questions, please contact us at

admin@ionabooks.com

UnSubscribe

If you wish to be taken off the newsletter mailing list, please unsubscribe here

 


4th Floor, Savoy House, 140 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3DH, UK. Tel: 0141 332 6292. Fax: 0141 332 1090.
Wild Goose Publications is the publishing division of The Iona Community, a charity registered in Scotland. Charity number: SC003794.