Charles reflects on the isolation and connected-ness of Iona
by Donald Schell After forty years of asking people to try and reflect on new ways of practicing church, I’m still loving helping our gathered
The ancient Celts described Iona as a “thin place,” where the veil between heaven and earth is lifted, and where one might glimpse the divine. For centuries pilgrims have traveled to this small island off the West coast of Scotland, leaving behind their chaotic lives to rest, reflect and walk in the footsteps of St. Columba, the Irish missionary who founded a monastery on Iona in 563 AD.
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