Category Archives: relationship with God

Seriously Sabbath

Sundays could be a bit boring when I grew up in the 50’s and 60’s. You weren’t allowed to play out. It wasn’t that my parents forbade me, but if you went out, there wasn’t another kid in sight, and … Continue reading

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The gifts

I’m a carer. Pretty much 24/7. Not how I envisioned spending my early retirement years, but there it is. And it’s probably one of the toughest jobs I’ve done. What amazes me about it, though, is how my capabilities and … Continue reading

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That smell reminds me of…

You know how sometimes you get a whiff of something, and it takes you to another time and another place? A friend of mine wrote to many celebrities, asking them if they had a memory that had been triggered by … Continue reading

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Consumed

I lifted the lid of the suitcase, and a gentle aroma of wood smoke emanated from it. We’d stayed overnight in a B&B that had been a railway station house, and still used the wood burner for their heating. The smell of … Continue reading

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What a waste!

I’d had some birthday money, and bought myself some new cosmetics. My husband was concerned with the source, that it might have pagan links, and felt uncomfortable with it. Much as I liked the product, after some thought and heart … Continue reading

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All the 7’s

Do you ever do any of the Facebook quizzes, that reveal so much about yourself? Well here is a quick Bible quiz – see how much you know. How many times did Joshua’s army go round Jericho? (Joshua 6:3-4) How … Continue reading

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Come hungry

When the kids were little, we tended to live on a low-meat wholefood diet, with plenty of pulses, grains, nuts, seeds and vegetables. The endearing title ‘bird seed stew’ has still stuck for my favourite bean casserole! During that period, … Continue reading

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