Reflections 19.05.24: Pentecost Reflections

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Reflections 19.05.24: Pentecost Reflections
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On today’s show we’re observing and exploring Pentecost, the day that the Holy Spirit descended on Mary and the Apostles, with some lovely reflective pieces…

Reflections 12.05.24: The Joy of Books

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Reflections 12.05.24: The Joy of Books
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Torch’s accessible lending library is one of our most popular and long-running services, and we recently discovered that one person has borrowed nearly 1000 braille and audio books from us! We caught up with Patricia to find out more about her life, experience of sight loss, faith and love of reading…

Reflections 05.05.24: Thy Kingdom Come

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Reflections 05.05.24: Thy Kingdom Come
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Global prayer movement, Thy Kingdom Come, invites Christians around the world to pray for more people to come to know Jesus. It starts on the 9th of May and runs until the 19th and we spoke to organiser Jean Kerr to find out more, & learn how their resources are being made accessible…

Reflections 28.04.24: Families Inc

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Reflections 28.04.24: Families Inc
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Scripture Union have been running Christian holidays for many years and this year they’re launching a new holiday called Families Inc which is aimed at younger children with additional needs. We thought it sounded marvellous so we spoke with Helen Vinter to learn more…

Reflections 21.04.24: Exploring Cathedrals

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Reflections 21.04.24: Exploring Cathedrals
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More and more places are starting to offer tactile tours so that blind or partially sighted people can really get a feel for a building or venue. We think these tours can be such a great way to get to know somewhere without needing to see it, so we joined Kate Risdon for a tactile tour of Peterborough Cathedral…

Reflections 14.04.24 Summer Holiday

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Reflections 14.04.24 Summer Holiday
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Today’s episode is all about the joys of holidays and we’re exploring some of the lovely Christian holidays that Torch runs for blind and partially sighted people!

Reflections 07.04.24: Spring Fitness

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Reflections 07.04.24: Spring Fitness
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On this week’s episode, we’re shaking off the cobwebs and focusing on fitness for spring. How can people with disabilities best find ways to get fit that work for them? Join us as we explore this topic!

Reflections 31.03.24: Easter Sunday

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Reflections 31.03.24: Easter Sunday
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Join us on this very special day as we celebrate the Resurrection with an uplifting show featuring a brand new retelling of the Easter story from the points of view of some characters we don’t usually hear very much about…

Reflections 24.03.24: Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday

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Reflections 24.03.24: Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday
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Join us on the Reflections podcast for the start of Holy Week – a very eventful week in the life of Jesus which leads up to Easter Sunday. Today is Palm Sunday, which marks Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem. We’ll also be taking a look at Maundy Thursday and exploring a very old tradition…

Reflections 17.03.24: The Joys of Spring

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Reflections 17.03.24: The Joys of Spring
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We’re halfway through March and Spring is well and truly in the air so join us on the Reflections podcast for a lovely spiritually uplifting episode celebrating new life and all that that entails…