Archive for the “Spiritual Direction in a Postmodern Landscape” category

The Cultural Way of Being

by Geoff Hall on March 31, 2016

March  2016 – The Cultural Way of Being Five years ago, ‘The Cultural Way of Being’ was published.  http://upptacka.com/publications (All quotes are from the Kindle Edition). TCWB was at the time, a kind of manifesto of intent, moving on from (…)

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Simple Questions for artists – #4

by Geoff Hall on January 28, 2016

January 2016 –        We are following Seth Godin’s 4 simple questions for writers/artists.   Who are you? What is it for? Who is it for? Will it spread?   This month it’s our final question, ‘Will it (…)

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The Group Social Media Feeds – Geoff Hall

by Geoff Hall on April 9, 2014

Hi, This is the first in many entries for The Group in Bristol. Please use the links and follow, like, share, leave a comment etc. with each one, so that we can support each other’s endeavours. The new world of (…)

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The Group Monthly Letter September, 2012.

by Geoff Hall on September 28, 2012

Disturbing God’s Sleep Hi, What do you do when God falls asleep, or seems to lose interest in you?   Song #22 tells that the songwriter could not sleep and kept complaining to God, please note, as a plaintiff and (…)

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Ever feel like giving up?

by Geoff Hall on February 3, 2012

Hi, Ever felt so close and yet so far away from your objective? Ever felt like the sacrifices you make are just not worth it, that you haven’t achieved anything near what you wanted? Ever felt that the only difference (…)

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On Being an Artist

by Geoff Hall on January 6, 2012

On Being an Artist: I’ve asked a few artists and a gallery owner to contribute to the Arts Mentoring Blog as guest bloggers over the coming weeks. After my own guestly appearance at GideonStrauss.com I thought it highlighted a good practice (…)

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The Cultural Way of Being

by Geoff Hall on August 19, 2011

Hi Everyone, I’ve just posted a video on the book’s Facebook page, taken on the night of the book launch. I’m reading from the Introduction to The Cultural Way of Being. We had a great night and it was wonderful (…)

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Jan Gossaert’s Renaissance – spirituality and synthesis

by Geoff Hall on June 7, 2011

We noted in the first part of this look at the work of Jan Gossaert that Renaissance spirituality was a synthetic fusion of Paganism, Classicism and Christianity.I alluded to Gossaert’s ‘Man with a Rosary’, 1525-30 and not simply gazing at the (…)

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The Wilderness and the Desert of the Real

by Geoff Hall on January 21, 2011

Hi Everyone, Here’s the new book in all its glory!  I have to say a BIG thank you to Chris Lorensson of Upptacka Press for making it happen! It is the ffirst book in a series entitled Spiritual Direction in (…)

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