T his is a listening, discussion and meditation group. A typical
programme is as follows. (Timings are approximate!).
Mark lights the chalice with some opening words.
For the first half hour, we listen to each other as we reflect on
words and phrases chosen for the evening. These are presented
one at time in writing for everyone to contemplate. One or more
readings or poems may be used.
Then there are readings, relating to the chosen words or as
directed by the energy of the meeting, allowing for discussion.
A period of silent meditation follows, then words, readings or
poems that reflect the experience of the evening.
Finally, there are some Closing Words, and the chalice is