Tag Archives: hope

Wait and hope

We’ve had a disappointment recently in our house. My husband has been preparing for major surgery for nearly a year – we’d hoped that it would make a tremendous difference to his condition, and our lifestyle. But it turns out … Continue reading

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The Number One

What is the most important thing in your life? Family? Home? Job? Health? Football team? By definition that is your god. Perhaps it was a loaded question, and you would give a different answer if I asked who is your God. … 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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Dream of the future

Which team do you support? Is it the local team, or the one that plays the best, or wins the most? You may remember Norman Tebbit controversially used the phrase ‘the cricket test’ to judge whether people from a non-indigenous background … Continue reading

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Come the day

I love that feeling when you wake up on a morning when you are going on holiday. It’s come! At last! There’s a delightful excited feeling within you.  Better still, the first time I held each of my babies in my arms, … Continue reading

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The great escape

How many times have you watched “The Great Escape”? The famous film of the ’60’s, starring Steve McQueen charts the meticulous planning that went into helping many British POW’s escape from the notorious Stalag Luft III camp. A great idea, … Continue reading

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That’s what you need!

As I am writing this, I am sitting in a beautiful conservatory, surrounded by a magnificent view of hills in the background, an array of trees in the foreground, and the amazing sound of birdsong all around. The sky is … Continue reading

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