Category Archives: Life on the journey

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On being excessively gentle with myself.

Yesterday I was reminded to be kind to myself. To take things slow. To be gentle to these parts of me that other parts of me find lacking and in want. I am my own worst critic. I absorb the … Continue reading

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The one with the anniversary…

Yes, it’s that traditional time of year where I get to remind you that we used to look like this: And now we look like this: Advent blogging has been sparse this year. We are deep in the winter dark … Continue reading

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A change is gonna come…

It seems only right that there should be a blogpost reflecting on the end of the second year of my Spiritual Direction course, and I think, to headline where this might be going, that it might also signal the start … Continue reading

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Musing on 48 hours out of time..

Getting on a train again. Rucksack on my back. Just me. Just me. Sitting. Reading. Listening to music. Heading into what feels like a time vault. Time with friends who have known me the longest outside family. Who have lived … Continue reading

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The One Church Brighton Psalm

Yesterday I talked on Psalm 146 and the idea of praise, the season of summer and how we can count leaves to bring us into places of praise and delicious wonder. (I borrowed a lot from the work of Mary … Continue reading

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Stamping out some lies for Mental Health Awareness Week 2021…

Apparently it is Mental Health awareness week, a week where we get to remind each other that our Mental Health is important. Where we say YES it is vital to take care of ourselves, to recognise what is going on … Continue reading

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On being extraordinarily kind to my soul

A good friend told me at the start of this week to make sure it was full of things that were extraordinarily kind to my soul. Which led me to a place where I wanted to write down all those … Continue reading

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Books I’ve read Jan- Feb 2021

A Manual for Heartache- Cathy Rentzenbrink A lovely book, really helpful words on what helps when your world has been devastated or doesn’t look like you ever thought. Practical, earthy, real, hopeful and easy to read.  The 10,000 doors of … Continue reading

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Life in Lockdown 2 weeks 3-5

We could argue whether this is lockdown 2 or 3 but for us in the world of small children at home it’s lockdown 2 for sure. The weird fake lockdown that happened in November just doesn’t count, I could still … Continue reading

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Life in Lockdown week 1-2

And so the sun sets on our second week of lockdown. These strange days compel me to write and record and take notice as the days blur into one and we relive the same routine over and over again.  We’ve … Continue reading

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