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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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Decisions, decisions

What to do? We all have to make decisions – every day – what to wear, eat and buy. Whether to send that letter, make that complaint or compliment and so on. We all have our own way of making … Continue reading

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Hey, Mr Postman!

Maintaining a friendship made on holiday, my 7 year-old princess has discovered the joy of letter-writing. Correspondence between the two friends has few words but lots of glitter and quirky pictures that make us all smile. Even the envelopes – in … Continue reading

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