Category Archives: unanswered prayer

The right material

Some of my earliest memories are of my mum hand sewing – our family used to embroider the sailors’ jerseys for the Elder Dempster and Cunard lines, and as a tiny girl I learned how to thread the 2-ply white wool and use satin … Continue reading

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Listen up

We’ve been watching ‘The Good Wife” recently. It’s about a lawyer; a particularly canny lawyer in fact. But the clients always have to listen and follow the advice of her counsel, or things get very tricky. If the programme is anything … Continue reading

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Re-routed but not dis-appointed

A few days ago, my husband had a dentist appointment in the next town. The usual route takes us over a busy railway bridge. However, some huge roadworks had shut the road, so we were diverted. The whole area was just … 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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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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Unleashing the power

What do you do when the staff’s behaviour is worse than the kids??? It was a small school I’d just been appointed to. None of the staff would speak to each other. They would only communicate via me, since I … Continue reading

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Not the end

Digital TV recorders make life so easy! Remember the old days of videoing when you had to program in the start and end times? I remember one James Bond film we watched. We just got to the exciting bit but the … Continue reading

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