Tag Archives: life

Holiday roundup

It’s the first day of a new term and for the first time in a week or so the boy is down for his regular lunchtime nap. Despite a restless night from all (mainly consisting of the boy coming into … Continue reading

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I’m alright…

A brief word. I am alright. The point of the last post wasn’t to gain sympathy or worry anyone. It was about voicing my complaint to The Lord. Life is hard and I think it’s good to be honest about … Continue reading

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This time last year…

This time last year. (well technically tomorrow will be the actual date when labour started but it was the Friday before half term and today is also the Friday of half term and that sets off this train of thought) … Continue reading

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A new metaphor for life right now. And some advent :)

The explosion has gone off and slowly I’m being pieced back together, bits of me that remained from before have been glued back on, sometimes in strange places. New pieces are forming in the shape that makes up me and … Continue reading

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Because I need to write.

This silence is too loud. I wander the house, everything looks different with a baby in my arms, attached to me by this sling. I gaze at all the things that made up life before I came into this land, … Continue reading

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Advent 5: Looking at the view

I’ve been looking back at old blog posts, always an entertaining read for seeing what I was up to this time of year for the last 6 years or so. I started to get bored by the similarities. Each year … Continue reading

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Psalm 108

Confidence is a tricky concept. Ideally we’d all love to be confident in the reality of what we believe and confident to live consistently within that framework. This way of living seems fairly elusive most of the time.  When confidence is … Continue reading

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Starting the conversation: Contentment…

I’m starting to think that there might be something in the idea of contentment.  Awhile ago on holiday with friends I came down to breakfast despairing that I’d ever be able to live being single for the whole of my … Continue reading

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Wishing.

Last night I was on a panel of Christians answering questions on why trust the Bible, (believe me I have no idea why I get myself in these situations). I’m not the greatest fan of being on such panels (mainly … Continue reading

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