Category Archives: Life on the journey

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What I read, October-December 2018

The list of the year is coming soon. But for now, here’s the list of books I read over the last few months, not as many as I hoped or as varied as I wished for but a few good … Continue reading

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We walk on.

And so, here we are, the open path of a new year, a winding road in front of us, a whole load of mountains already climbed behind us. A new year. Sometimes I think the new year should come complete … 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 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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