living with faith not belief

Reflective writing on spirit & faith in aotearoa new zealand

celebrating spirit and faith in postmodern, post-christian life

affirming inclusiveness & social justice


liturgy for faith communities or personal reflection, created for southern hemisphere, south pacific & specifically kiwi celebrations and seasons — by Kapiti-based poet & liturgist

bronwyn angela white



News flash!

New book of Advent and Christmas resources: 

something new to say: words of spirit, faith and celebration for Advent and Christmas

Kindle and paperback available from Amazon.



Available from 1 May 2017, "you who delight me" is now for sale as an ebook. Buy your Kindle version now, from or, or buy the softcover copy from Steele Roberts Aotearoa


Details here 


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resource index

About the words
About Bronwyn
Books: "You who delight me" and "Something new to say" (Words of spirit and faith series)

Resources by type:
Affirm & pray—affirmations of faith, confession & reconciliation, responsive prayers, special occasions
Gather & farewell—calls to worship, closing words, benediction & farewell; prayer and other responses
Reflections—(aka sermons) words for holy days and ordinary days
Hymn lyrics—contemporary, inclusive lyrics: St Andrew's Carol, Easter hymns, Matariki waiata…

Resources for the calendar & liturgical years, including Season of Creation:
Advent, xmas, new year—prayers, reflections, affirmation of faith
Passiontide—Lent, Maundy Thursday, Easter, Pentecost
Matariki—prayers, reflections, blessings
Pentecost—spirited prayers

Poems & stories—general musings, spirited poetry, essay extracts

Guestbook—you can contact me here
Progressive links