Category Archives: sacrifice

No concessions

There really aren’t many joys about getting older, but one small blessing is concessionary entrance fees. What really bugs though, is that no-one ever questions my eligibility for age concessions. Huh! There again, is it fair, that wealthy elderly folk … 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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Prepared for usefulness

I took my  grandson round a museum of mining a couple of days ago. We saw a big boulder of ironstone. You could see  the orangey iron in deposits running through it. A lot of heat and energy has to … 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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New clothes

I love the smell of new fabric. My mum was always cutting and sewing materials to make a new outfit for one or other of us. Fond memories of standing on the table for a fitting, and not-so-fond memories of … Continue reading

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Set apart

We’d be having guests for a special meal. After a tasty main, I’d reach for the specially prepared desert, lift the cover, and horror of horrors, discover someone had already taken a nibble out of it! OK, it never actually happened, … Continue reading

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