Tag Archives: hope

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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Advent 6

I’m in London. Wonder is found in the faces of old friends. In pottering around twisty London back streets admiring the architecture of this crazy place. In retreating to a safe place when it all got too much. There is … Continue reading

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Advent 5

Tonight I read Son1 the story of Pandora’s Box (the child friendly one). The end hit me all over again. A tiny creature called Hope is left at the bottom of the box. Hope is then let loose into the … Continue reading

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Advent 4

And today the wonder was right there. No need to dig deep. A fresh blue sky. Running in the sun. Wryly accepting the way my body works. Connecting chats at work. Office bag of chocolate buttons. Mmmmm. Cuppa with one … Continue reading

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Advent 2

The wonder came this morning in the midst of a quiet Sunday before church, husbandface preparing lunch, the boys contentedly pottering around. It came in the 3 baptisms of people declaring loud that they felt accepted, known, loved and deeply … Continue reading

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