Monthly Archives: January 2015

Come the day

I love that feeling when you wake up on a morning when you are going on holiday. It’s come! At last! There’s a delightful excited feeling within you.  Better still, the first time I held each of my babies in my arms, … Continue reading

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Ever ask why?

You may remember a fascinating Guardian advert from 1986, which shows the same event from three different angles, demonstrating how important perspective is on how we view and interpret a situation. Ever ask God why? Moses gave the Israelites God’s clear … Continue reading

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Wow that Presence!

Hahaha! I must tell you this one.  It has nothing to do with Exodus, btw. I’ve just been reading a post by fellow blogger, Ben Nelson, and found it really uplifting. I went in the kitchen and rested by hands on the … Continue reading

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It’s a date!

A curious instruction appears once a month in my electronic diary, to “Water the piano”. Don’t worry, I’m not expecting it to grow! Apparently pianos built before the days of central heating were designed for homes much colder than today. … Continue reading

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Tagging along

I loved being in the Brownies and Guides. And I loved church parades. Strutting along the streets, doing my best to keep the right foot forward at the right time. There would always be the little kids joining alongside of … Continue reading

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Do me a favour

I’d been doing a job I loved, but didn’t pay well. We managed, until circumstances beyond our choice or control suddenly meant I needed to earn more. It became evident it was time for me to return to teaching in … Continue reading

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Right action, wrong heart

Kids know how to push our buttons, and they do it so well! Don’t you just feel so sorry for a mum in the supermarket, with a toddler in full throttle paddy? Arms and legs thrashing in all directions, and screams … Continue reading

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Let it not be in vain

Self-sacrifice doesn’t come much better than the medical staff who have volunteered to help the battle against the deadly ebola outbreak. We should be proud of them, whether from the west, east, or from the local West African communities. But … Continue reading

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Get over it

Had a serious Grrrrrrrrr! moment last night. Last thing before rolling into bed, I was just sorting out the ingredients into bread machine so it would be ready first thing. My hand slipped as I reached for the sugar. I … Continue reading

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Sneaky stuff

A couple of summers ago, I noticed some red dust on the windowsill. Puzzled, I cleaned it off, but it had reappeared a day or two later. I took a closer look, and it was moving! Tiny red mites, that had … Continue reading

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