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Advent 22

Lots of my favourite carols this morning: Angels from the realms of glory, Wing your flight o’er all the earth; Ye who sang creation’s story, Now proclaim Messiah’s birth Come and worship, Come and worship, Worship Christ, the newborn King! Shepherds, … Continue reading

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Advent 21

The shortest day. When you and your family have hit the wall of extreme tiredness. Incredibles 2. Masterchef. Library. Counting Christmas lights on the way home from the Library. Weary bones. Grateful of reminders that into the deepest dark the … Continue reading

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Advent 20

The wonder: 30 hours to ourselves thanks to the amazing grandparents doing school runs and an overnight with the boys. Star Wars, spa treatments, cocktails, reminiscing about the last 10 years, amazing food, quiet reading time, the sanctuary of home after being … Continue reading

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Advent 19

It’s that time of year when I get to say we used to look like this: And now we look like this: Still smiling like goons. Today marks the end of our first decade together. 10 years ago we set … Continue reading

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Advent 18

No pictures today but here’s one of my favourite carols sung in a very beautiful way. Wonder: Coffee. Son1’s Christmas performance. He showed excellent Robin dancing skills. Walking in the dark down the road, past the house where 10 years … Continue reading

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Advent 17

Finishing the Christmas shopping. Pausing for an hour with my Spiritual Director. Noticing the work of God over these last few weeks. Noticing the good. Noticing change and positivity in my language. The end of the sunset on the horizon. … Continue reading

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Advent 16

I like reposting this blog post which I wrote 5 years ago now. It sums up so much of Advent for me and is really for all those who are battling through the early years of small people. It gets … Continue reading

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