Tag Archives: Jesus

Advent 10

It’s Song Sunday again 🙂 This isn’t an Advent song at all. It was going to be our last song after my sermon at church this morning. Sadly time ran out and although we managed to listen to the excellent … Continue reading

Posted in Life on the journey | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Advent 7

Hmmm. I think Thursdays in Advent will be throwback ones. Especially dark gloomy windy rainy Thursdays. It has not been the best day around here. And yet. Wonder exists. So I rather grumpily post this from the past and cling … Continue reading

Posted in Life on the journey | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Life on the journey | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Life on the journey | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Life on the journey | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Life on the journey | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Life on the journey | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments