Crafts activities are accessible to all ages groups and skill levels. It takes time to think them through, and the real skill is helping adults discover the value of colouring in as well as helping children explore complex issues through simple means
For example slowing your mind down to sink into the meaning of words by writing with a quill and ink - or making words into pictures.
Installed on the High Street
Drop in activities to provide time for reflection about the meaning of life.
Developing "Spiritual Literacy" by looking for common ground, common experiences, so that we can learn more about our own traditions.
Learning new ways, beyond words, to communicate and discuss not just opinions, but the nature of Truth.
Testing and refining what we learn outside with the tradition that has been handed down to us.
Or work out something special like "Current Weaving" by Alison Fair-Bixler
Made for and as a part of the Nithraid river festival in Dumfries, by locals and an international group of young people.
As people crossed the bridge, they were encouraged to think about trade relationships and the connections which weave a sens of place in the town.
Recycled sheets were made into ropes and woven into the weft of the weaving, which flowed from the bridge into the current of the Nith, and out to sea.