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“The Well is a place of encounter…”

Fr Frank Green, SSM. 1997.

"The Well 'creates' community, it makes for encounter. No two people come to a well to fill their buckets without talking and, if that well be the living spirit of Christ, then the Jew talks to the Samaritan, the man to the woman, the prophet to the sinner (with a good deal of banter and laughter), the stranger and the traveller to the locals.

People find one another at the well; share gossip, laughter and deep things as they work at the rope; have time for one another; travel to and from; bring empty buckets and take them away full for the use of others in the house or wherever. Things happen at the well.

The well is the symbol of the life-giving God whom we seek. It is not 'our' well' we may be the locals, but the well is for all as God is for all - the Heart of the matter - a deep, still entry into the vast, inexhaustible, unseen source below"

Friday, 7 October 2011

Pictures from Look at a Book 5th October 2011

It was a great evening with lively discussion, our Next author Malcolm Rothwell  talking about his book  'Sense ans Nonsense'



 Jan Berry in the Library talking to attendees.



 Jan talking to Eley McAinsh, Director of the Living Spirituality Network
 Jan discussing with Brian Howden the content and background of  'Ritual Making Women'



 At the end of the evening!!!!





A welcome cup of tea.

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