Tag Archives: bible reading

Just for me – Psalm 1

Life recently has been some distance from easy, and blog writing has taken a back seat. When the going is tough, the disciplines of praying and reading the bible can easily fall by the wayside – and I’ve had a … Continue reading

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Good, clean water

Got my water bill this morning…so glad we use showers mostly instead of baths. Reminds me of the time I was giving my first little niece a bath…sat on the edge of the bath, leaned across as I was playing … Continue reading

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Yes…but

When my kids were teenagers, I had a job where I had to work through the summer holidays. I would leave them lists of all the chores that needed to be done that day. They still joke about how I prioritised hanging … Continue reading

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Overcoming corruption

A friend needed to visit an African country fairly urgently, so I went with her to the high commission, quite a distance away, to obtain her visa. It was a long queue, and when she finally got to the attendant, she … Continue reading

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“Don’t even think it!”

“Don’t even think it!” The phrase was well used by my friend and colleague, whenever she saw ‘that look’ on a student’s face. I can still hear it in her broad Yorkshire accent! But she was right – prevention is … 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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Souvenirs

I had a smashing time the other day. First the sugar canister, (which matches the tea and coffee canisters) jumped out of the cupboard, and smashed, sending sugar (yes, sugar again) all over the kitchen. Then I dropped a glass. … Continue reading

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