The Best we could Hope for… this year, or any year actually. This has been a year filled with disappointment as one after the other of our hopes, dreams and plans have been eroded or dashed. I’m trying to figure out what could be worse about lockdown, to be all… Read More »The Best we could Hope for…
Of Treasure, Cottages, Pens and Palaces Yesterday morning was our second Sunday back to church after lockdown and things are very different compared to the way we were at the beginning of March! Because we are limited to 50 people meeting indoors we now have two services of an hour… Read More »Of Treasure, Cottages, Pens and Palaces
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, 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…”
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
Pointing at Glory There is nothing in the popular media images of heaven that induces me to want to go there. A bunch of sweetly smiling people dressed as pseudo angels in white robes and feathered wings, while strumming harps, isn’t the kind of place I’d like to spend a… Read More »Pointing at Glory
It’s always funny to me when I’m labelled ‘religious’, as if somehow I’m different to other people by being so. That’s most likely because our understanding of the meaning of the word is different to one another.