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Tonight

The end of a long weepy kind of day. A series of these days has left me weak and weary. Tonight I sit after a long shower, fresh clothes to remind me that I am not just the wearer of … Continue reading

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Monkey Bread

Most Saturdays we make Monkey Bread, a recipe we nicked off my excellent brother and sister-in-law. It’s a wonderful mix of bread, ham, cheese and mustard, or whatever combination you choose to add in, sausage and pesto etc. We’ve had … Continue reading

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A new metaphor…

Recently something strange has happened, I’ve felt a discernible shift in temperament, a change in the clouds above, a glimpse of sunlight pouring through the trees and a stirring of hope. The summer holidays were brilliant for rest and restoration … Continue reading

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On Birthdays…

So, it’s birthday day. Normally these can be accompanied by a slightly grumpy Kath, my inner 3 year old can have the upper hand as the greed monster in me proclaims I want more. I want more love, more affection, … Continue reading

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Slow learning…

I’m a slow learner. I wish I lived in Matrix land and could have everything I needed to know downloaded into my brain. Waking up and suddenly pronouncing ‘I know Kung-Fu’ sounds pretty cool. Even cooler would be a download … Continue reading

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Because sometimes you need to know you aren’t alone.

I’ve forgotten the joy of brief posts about things I love. Silly me. Here’s Martyn Joseph covering a Springsteen song (two things to make me dance right there) best of all are Martyn’s reflections on the song afterwards. Best of … Continue reading

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Advent 24

This one has to be handed over to Linus and Charlie Brown. Happy Christmas everyone. Remember hope, the wonder of Jesus and that when the wrapping paper has been shredded, the food demolished and the day over that there is … Continue reading

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Advent 18

Two years ago we walked/skipped back down the aisle to this song, excited to be married and delighted to share the day with our friends and family. We were also delighted to be part of the overflowing Joy of the … Continue reading

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Advent 3

1-2 “Comfort, oh comfort my people,” says your God. “Speak softly and tenderly to Jerusalem, but also make it very clear That she has served her sentence, that her sin is taken care of—forgiven! She’s been punished enough and more than … Continue reading

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Bored of Brighton?

I feel the need to declare with great joy that I now write for Bored of Brighton. For those of you that dwell beyond the boundaries of Brighton and Hove (what are you thinking? move here now…) Bored of Brighton … Continue reading

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