Tag Archives: Jesus

Thoughts from the gathering gloom

It is Tuesday evening Outside the rain gently falls on dry ground. Inside the dishwasher hums. The fridge murmurs and the house is still. The boys are asleep. Husbandface is out. It’s just me and this quiet. I sit at … Continue reading

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Parenting thoughts…

This weekend I was asked to share some top tips on parenting, gathered from my years as a parent so far. To be honest I felt like a bit of a fraud, this world still feels very new and I … Continue reading

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On Darkness…

It’s been dark for way too long now. In the midst of the tinsel, the food isles, the sparkles and shiny The darkness creeps. We smile loud and long and yet the cracks appear. The darkness lurks. In the debt, … Continue reading

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Following on…

So, the excellent Phil made an excellent comment on my last post. He pointed out that really my thoughts might just be another person throwing a ‘no but I’m right’ way of living with God into the arena. He has … Continue reading

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The black dog…

I have a black dog, a darkness that will not shift regardless of circumstances. It comes and goes, sometimes circling hungrily, sometimes shy and hiding in the background, sometimes as far from the horizon as the eye can see. When … Continue reading

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Not everything is Black and White…

I’ve been ranting in my head all morning, it’s no good, I’ve got to let this out. I’m tired of not saying what I really think. I’m tired of being fearful that if I say what I really think I’ll … Continue reading

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Sunday

Dawn. Resurrection morning The tomb is empty. Tears are shed. Where is he? Not here in the place of the dead. Not here in darkness and gloom. Here speaking hope in a garden. Here on a bright sunny morning on … Continue reading

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