Author Archives: Kath

Advent 20

And most days it’s about the ordinary. Up at 5.30 with overexcited grumpy small ones. Making cookies. Pottering around a National Trust property with the rest of the Middle Class masses of small people, because, snow dogs. Hot chocolate in … Continue reading

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Advent 19 (The one with the Anniversary Post)

Yes, it’s that time of year again when I get to be a little bit sickeningly gushing about my favourite and best. I get to remind you that we used to look like this (which as the years go on … Continue reading

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Advent 18

Hereby today shall be known as the day I stopped. I’ve watched ‘The Holiday’ and found it to be pleasurably diverting, I’ve had a long hot bath and finished ‘The Magician’s Nephew’ (finished/sobbed all the way through the last few … Continue reading

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Advent 17

An old friend just posted verses from Isaiah 46 on Facebook. They are exactly what I need to hear right now. After holding things together for so long I can feel myself unravelling. I am allowing myself space to cry … Continue reading

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Advent 16

Christmas Nativity. Watching Elf. Singing Joy to the World twice in one day. Slowly falling apart. Because it appears I can.

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Advent 15

Psalm 27:14 Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord. Psalm 33:20 We wait in hope for the Lord; he is our help and our shield. Psalm 37:7 Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; Psalm 40:1 I waited patiently for theLord; he turned to me and heard my cry. Psalm 130:5 I wait for the Lord, … Continue reading

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Advent 14

Something is odd this year. I don’t feel the same need to jump into Christmas. Don’t get me wrong, the wonder of Immanuel is still strong in me and I’m eating clementines like there is no tomorrow. But I’m not … Continue reading

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