Category Archives: Musings

What’s it all about?

Aaarrggghh! it’s that time of year. How do we fit it all in? Cards, gifts, the cake, food shopping, wrapping, parties, decorations, choir practise, carol concerts, nativity plays……..I could go on, but we all know how long the list is. … Continue reading

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Widow’s mite

The flowers in church this harvest time have been beautiful. What’s more, the knitted harvest display in the church garden is a joy to see, and has kept my children entranced as they spot extra little fruits and seeds hiding … Continue reading

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A flower in the desert

 I planted the seed in your hearts, and Apollos watered it, but it was God who made it grow.(1 Cor 3 v 6) Over the years of my Christian journey, I’ve carried an image of what I am to be … Continue reading

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hopes and plans

So two thirds of 2016 have been and gone. How are you doing with those New Years resolutions? I opted out of resolutions last January. Christmas is such a crazy time – the kitchen is never without something bubbling, baking, stewing and … Continue reading

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#fail

Indulging in a spot (OK – a black hole) of browsing on Pinterest recently, I fell into that all-familiar trap of “I can do that“. The lure of the “easy-peasy DIY project” that is “great for the kids”, accented with … Continue reading

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Worn out?

8 Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and … Continue reading

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a pleasing aroma

A while ago I temporarily lost my sense of smell. I didn’t particularly miss the smells I would usually encounter – life became – well… just a little bit bland. I didn’t look forward to delicious food as I couldn’t sense … Continue reading

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…In the name of the Lord

Yesterday I spent a considerable amount of time in my local park hunting for, and clearing up, dog mess. I don’t have a dog, and I don’t usually use this park, but yesterday I cleared up the grass so our … Continue reading

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I can’t sleep!

You know those night you just can’t settle? Your mind is cluttered up with stuff, real and imagined? The 3am monsters create events that never happened and never will? A wonderful, wise lady once told me how she handles these … Continue reading

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Bless this mess

Our homes, cars and desks may be untidy. But it’s OK to stop and reflect on the life they represent. Continue reading

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