Faith

I write about my faith because it is the part of me that I keep returning to, the part that makes the most sense when I’ve lost my way and the source of the light on the Lighter Side.

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If you could Ask for Anything…

If you could ask God for anything what would it be? Fia was asked this question by her teacher on a recent Zoom Sunday School meeting and it was amusing hearing the answers the children gave. “A massive trampoline”. “A swimming pool”. “A mansion”. “Another horse!” They were honest answers,… Read More »If you could Ask for Anything…

last night I had the strangest dream

“Last night I had the strangest dream, I sailed away to China…”

“Last night I had the strangest dream, I sailed away to China…” (Matthew Wilder). Dreams are supposedly how your mind processes the thoughts that are going around in your head, and I really did dream about a boat and Chinese people last night. This is not the first dream that’s… Read More »“Last night I had the strangest dream, I sailed away to China…”

family walk on the beach

Choosing Some Wise Y’s.

If you are feeling X because of X, then choose to do Y. Everything is a bit weird at the moment isn’t it? I’m sitting here mulling the past two weeks over in my head. Every now and then I have been feeling dizzy – as though the world has… Read More »Choosing Some Wise Y’s.

Just Enough Heartbreak Just Enough Grace

This past weekend two of my three little women and I went to see the Little Women film. I read the book a long time ago, long before real life and real sadness intruded into my experiences. It was long before I was a mother of children who have been… Read More »Just Enough Heartbreak Just Enough Grace

Life Application Study Bible review

In Depth Review of the NIV Life Application Study Bible Third Edition

Please note I was gifted this Bible through the Bible Gateway Blogger’s Grid in exchange for a review. The NIV Life Application Study Bible Third Edition was released on 1 October 2019 by Zondervan, Reading the Bible can be overwhelming; sometimes it’s difficult to know where to begin. Picking it… Read More »In Depth Review of the NIV Life Application Study Bible Third Edition