Category Archives: Life on the journey

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Life in lockdown: Week 2.

I forget what day we are now on. It’s the second week anyway. The second week of trying to navigate this new normal, to process the changes taking places in our society and world. To find new patterns of living … Continue reading

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Processing life in lockdown

It is Day 4 of lockdown. Day 8 since we took the kids off school because of a cough. About 2 -3 weeks since I started looking at the news an unhealthy amount, mainlined sugar again and gave up all … Continue reading

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Refreshment in Arizona.

If you’ve chatted to me or husbandface for longer than a few hours about our lives you’ll probably be aware of this American family we have. I can’t quite believe they’ve never had official blog post recognition before but better … Continue reading

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Trying to use my anger in a positive way…

I find myself incredibly angry this morning, I’ve spent the last 24 hours mulling an article I’ve read. It outlines another depressing tale of a man abusing his power in a church context. My anger is intensified because it’s a … Continue reading

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It turns out I actually like writing…

Friday morning. I blow the dust off the keyboard. Sit down. And start to type. The choice lurks. To continue with a style of slow. Or to find the chatty voice, the recaller of time and space which I have … 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 8

Somewhere in my memory I remember that in previous years I’d just post a song on Sunday’s. On a tired Sunday deep in December with 2 more weeks to go until Christmas holidays it seems like a good plan. So … Continue reading

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Advent 7

And sometimes the wonder is hard to find, because of small boys and coughs and 4 hours sleep. Some days you wander through in a haze, living purely each moment as it comes. Smiles from the eldest at Pump track … Continue reading

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Advent 6

Today there was much wonder in a slower day, a day of sitting on sofas reading books, of writing with friends and hearing lovely encouragement after I read something I felt fairly vulnerable about. (no doubt it will be appearing … Continue reading

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Advent 5

The wonder of today. Found in: The sunrise, the pink and purple sky, the frosty ground and the dawn of another blue sky day. The chance to sit on the sofa for a while this afternoon with tea, a book … Continue reading

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