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Advent 2020. A different kind of Advent, same Emmanuel to walk with us…

And so Advent slowly silently slips into the room. Yesterday we put our Christmas Tree up, I think the earliest we have ever done that. Yesterday I shed tears for the lack this year, for the grief, for the difference … Continue reading

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On nurturing hope.

I sat in the shed. Turned the laptop on and clicked the zoom link.  I wondered at what kind of strange world we live in where we conduct services through a screen. Thankful for the chance to connect despite the … Continue reading

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Thoughts from a week off…

I’ve had the last week off work, leaning into the space afforded by the 5 hours a day the boys are at school, enjoying the extra time to walk around the beautiful places near us, to read more books, to … Continue reading

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Holy Week

It’s Holy Week, lent is almost over and with Palm Sunday yesterday and Good Friday in a few days time we have this week between. A time where we sit and remember the events of over 2000 years ago, the … 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 13

All I’ve got is this video: And this quote: “Hope is like the sun. If you only believe in it when you can see it, you’ll never make it through the night.” – Princess Leia

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Advent 2

I forget that there is always a day in December where the wonder flows with ease. Where it is easy to write of the hope of God here on the earth because I meet up with two of my favourite … Continue reading

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Finding God in ‘Come From Away’

Life is hard. For many of us. Life is a long hard slog. Recently I’ve felt like I’ve been drowning in the dark, just surviving until the end of each day. There has, however, been a thread of light which … 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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Advent 8

Another day. A fresh start. Christmas craft with the boys. Running with no fear of what I would return to when I got home. (I’m beginning to believe in this period of better health for husbandface.) Big grin on my … Continue reading

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