Category Archives: achievement

See the power, not the problem – Psalm 68

Thinking back to that day, when he was just a lad. What a day that was! A pivotal moment…life would never be the same again. He’d been so sure. So shocked, first, that not one of all those hardened warriors … Continue reading

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Fit for a king – Psalm 45

Oh boy! Somebody way too fat is looking back at me from my mirror. Not pretty. Uggggh! Psalm 45 is understood to be a prophetic description of the marriage of Christ, to his resplendent bride. What an awesome description of … Continue reading

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A rubbish response

It was a lovely new-build my in-laws moved into when my husband was a little boy. The council tip, which had been outside the historic market town of Nantwich, Cheshire, was supposed to be closed and filled in as the … Continue reading

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Best clothes

When my son was little, if his behaviour was getting a bit out of hand, I would make him go and change into his best clothes. It somehow worked at calming him down. Many years later, I came across the … Continue reading

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Making the grade

End of term. School reports! I’m looking forward to seeing my grandchildren’s, to read about all they’ve been learning, and what they have achieved. I love them all to bits, and it’s great to hear when they’ve done really well. … Continue reading

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The deal

“Your mission, should you choose to accept it…” And this was certainly going to be a Mission Impossible. It was a great offer though – who wouldn’t want to be the ‘treasured possession’ of someone who had put together the greatest … Continue reading

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When families don’t follow

It was certainly a convenient marriage. Moses had arrived in town as a fugitive. He’d seen the seven sisters struggling to water their father’s flocks, when other shepherds were pushing them away, and he’d stepped in to help. Of course the … Continue reading

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How to win

I watched a dance performance of some youngsters with learning difficulties. They were doing spectacularly well, keeping together with their moves. They all had their eyes fixed to the back of the hall. Looking behind me, I saw the teacher raised … Continue reading

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Grow up!

We’ve just celebrated Mother’s Day here in the UK, when all the kids tell their mums how much they love them, and thank them for all the things they’ve done for them. I’ve been very blessed with some lovely flowers … Continue reading

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Comfort or conquest?

If you could move to absolutely anywhere in the universe, where would you choose? I’d guess it would be either somewhere a bit leafier in the same town you’re living in now, or somewhere you’ve been on holiday more than once, or … Continue reading

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