“Everything that is hidden will be made clear and every secret thing will be made known.” Mark 4:22 Here we are, 1st December 2017 yet it doesn’t seem five minutes since I started organising last Christmas! It seems on the one hand a hundred things have happened but on the other nothing has changed. Recently … More Hidden Doors Opened
I have been doing a lot of thinking lately; about life, church and my faith. Like anything else Faith has many parts to it: faith in God, ‘the system’ in which we live, humanity etc. Life is a biggy isn’t it? I think we all do a lot a thinking about our lives at some … More Searching within
I have been lucky enough to take a week’s holiday while the children (I use this term loosely as the two youngest are now 12 and 14) are on half term. I had intended getting away for a few days but unfortunately Pete is busy working so we’re home doing whatever takes our fancy, which … More Counting my blessings
Today I found myself in a position where time to pause, (and take several deep breathes!) was desperately needed. After ranting, mostly to myself, I was able to take that time by focussing my attention to the tasks of the day ahead but, every time there was gap, I was straight back to that place of… well, steaming… What got … More A Time to Pause
I know I’m going back a few days on this prompt, but I’ve been pondering on it for a while now. The very first thing that jumped into my head was the film ‘War Room’, in particular the following clip from it: Although you don’t hear it in this clip, Miss Clara goes on to … More Lukewarm
“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” Carl Jung Earlier today (well yesterday now!) I had an unexpected encounter with a stranger (at least I thought she was a stranger) who thought she recognised me. I couldn’t place her but she asked a couple of questions and then she remembered where she … More Unchained Memories
Belated response to the Paths photo challenge which asked us to think about the paths we’ve walked, or hope to. 2016 held many different moments for me; memories made that when remembered will evoke varying emotions of things gone by. Last year began for me with great expectations and hope – but these were quickly dashed and the … More Paths: Past. Present. Future.