Nurturing spiritual life
Early this year Rosie, Carole and Jackie applied to the Council for a Covid Recovery Grant and set up Noah’s Boat Mums and Babies at Holy Trinity, Norwich.
They were inspired by Rachel Turner in a webinar and her book is given to each Mum, “Babies and Toddlers: Nurturing your child’s spiritual life”.
The room is bright and clean with separate mats, chairs, and toys; extra touches of vases of roses and soothing music add to the ambience. The quiet chatting and companionship is beautiful. There is a focus point, songs and a short talk on making time to connect with God. One mum had just found the group after chatting with another mum on the street. It was her first time and it was clear that life had been difficult. She left refreshed and full of encouragement, knowing she is not alone. She even joined the WhatsApp group.
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