Reflections with Edwina Gateley

This video series invites the viewer to reflect on their personal lives; their concerns and their relationship with God, through the inspirational writing of internationally acclaimed Edwina Gateley.

Each of the 10 episodes in this series begins with Edwina reading one of her poems, which is followed by images that break open the thread of the poem.

Following this, the viewer is invited to reflect on how the poem speaks to their own experience. This time of reflection is supported by music.

The videos, which run for approximately 5–7 minutes, conclude with suggestions of spiritual songs that could be used to draw the theme of the reflection together.

Episode Titles

  1. All Set
  2. Each Day
  3. Space
  4. A Bit of God
  5. Will You?
  6. Let Your God Love You
  7. Faith
  8. Prodigal Child
  9. Water
  10. Blessing

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Ep.2 Each Day

Ep.7 Faith

About Edwina Gateley

Edwina is an author, poet, public speaker and social activist.  She volunteered in Africa from an early age and founded the Volunteer Mission Movement in 1969.  The VMM has offices in England and Ireland and has sent over 5,000 lay missionaries to work in 26 countries throughout the world.

After spending 3 months in the Sahara Desert, Edwina went to the USA where she began an outreach program for women in prostitution. This ministry has helped over 1,000 women leave a lifestyle of prostitution.

Edwina is the author of 15 books and the recipient of 17 national and international awards. She currently leads retreats and conferences internationally and continues to work with women in recovery as well as in the VMM.

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