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Thankful

Today we celebrated together with friends and family the crazy wonderful gift of our son. We figured, 10 months down the line, that we are thankful that he is in our lives. So we wanted to celebrate, rejoice in God’s … Continue reading

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The holidays are over…

It’s Monday morning, the first day of life beyond the holidays. The boy is sleeping and I’m sitting here trying to collect my thoughts.  I can barely believe it’s been a year since I left the world of paid employment … Continue reading

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Welcoming Ethan to the world…

About 3 and a half years ago my excellent nephew Matthew was born, I was living with husbandface at the time but in our former guise as housemates rather than husband and wife.  Matthew was born around 2 in the … Continue reading

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Ode to a Table…

I hope you are admiring this fine table, I hope you are appreciating it’s lines, it’s fine handmade details. I hope you love it as much as I do, but I’m not sure you could. It’s a table that was … Continue reading

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Things marriage has taught me pt 36

Marriage throws up a number of amusing problems to overcome in ones new life together.  A massive one is adjusting to each others family traditions/quirks/strangeness (there was a whole section on it in our marriage prep course- clearly serious stuff) … Continue reading

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Day 25

Thankful for… A husbandface who lets me cry all over him, tells me it’s going to be alright and who puts me in God’s hands. Chilling with the Mums in our escape from the children morning at church. Topics discussed: … Continue reading

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How did we end up here?

I’ve started to notice a problem in how I view God and in how I relate to him along this journey. There seems to be two gods knocking around. There is the God who loves us, who calls us, who … Continue reading

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Loving the broken.

Being broken is hard. Being broken means I will hurt the people I love most, being broken means I can’t contain it into a nice neat box of manageable items and experiences. Being broken means I will hurt you. It … Continue reading

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28/31

On a generally rubbish day some gems that stood out: My new family, good comedy times, explaining the plan, praying about the plan, laughing and glad to be part of the whole shebang. Writing down the plan making me excited … Continue reading

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