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Advent 12

Wonder found despite a tired fractious day. It was at least a good start on a short walk up the hill to remember what morning walks feel like. Strange to be out again after 2 or more weeks. Sad that … Continue reading

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Advent 11

Wonder is felt today in the details. In a body slowly feeling more like itself. In a clean house. In the sun shining on my moment of sitting with a book and a cup of tea. In another firepit, toasting … Continue reading

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Advent 10

Digging deep for the wonder today, as I sit here I just want to moan about being tired and Decembery (it’s a word… maybe…). But. Wonder is there for the taking and so today the pockets were found in a … Continue reading

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Advent 9

Another day, another firepit. Wonder found today in meeting with the excellent Sam and Dave (One Church ministers rather than the soul duo) around a firepit in the back garden. I love being team with these guys, I love our … Continue reading

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Advent 8

The wonder today found in fun chats about some bonkers Christmas Day service ideas. Found in praying with lovely ladies around our firepit and having the feeling of being looked out for. Found in the very pastoral dog Dylan who … Continue reading

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Advent 7

What’s the point of writing good stuff about Advent each year if it just gets lost in the dusty archives of my blog? Here’s one of my favourite Advent posts from 6 years ago just after son2 had been born, … Continue reading

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Advent 6

Wonder at the sunset on my first trip out of the house today. I wonder in this wonder how long this ill feeling will last, when I’ll get back to my morning walks? I wonder and then I am grateful … Continue reading

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Advent 5

Wonder hunting on a weary day of pain. It was found in the blue sky glimpsed through parting clouds, in the joys of a Christmas garden centre trip with the youngest, the stack of books exchanged for more books at … Continue reading

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Advent 4

The wonder today found this morning in these delicious words from Scott Cairns, read in my book of Advent Poetry collected by Malcolm Guite. Annunciation by Scott Cairns Deep within the clay, and O my people very deep within the wholly … Continue reading

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Advent 3

I think this picture encapsulates the distant search for wonder at times, the ways in which wonder can be elusive, far away on the horizon, and yet the very distance of it brings it somehow closer and in a deeper … Continue reading

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