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Advent 11

The wonder. A nights sleep in my bed without a small person kicking my back. Waking up with just the amazing husbandface. Hope after a year and a half of grim. New job for my favourite and best, the joy … Continue reading

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Advent 5

Walking out of the door after a less than harmonious getting ready for school time. Asking. Asking for the wonder. Praying with the boys as they hurtle down the hill. Asking. Asking for help. Reading with others of a God … Continue reading

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The weekly roundup returns

It’s Friday. It’s September. We have been back from our tour of the UK for a week now. At some point I want to blog about it all. At some point. It’s Friday. We’ve been back a week. This week … Continue reading

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A God who fell down, and cried, and was sad…

And so we’ve made it, to the last Sunday in Advent, to the end of term and the start of the holidays. We’ve made it to this strange land of Christmas. To be honest I’m not feeling it this year. … Continue reading

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Tonight

The end of a long weepy kind of day. A series of these days has left me weak and weary. Tonight I sit after a long shower, fresh clothes to remind me that I am not just the wearer of … Continue reading

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Monkey Bread

Most Saturdays we make Monkey Bread, a recipe we nicked off my excellent brother and sister-in-law. It’s a wonderful mix of bread, ham, cheese and mustard, or whatever combination you choose to add in, sausage and pesto etc. We’ve had … Continue reading

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A new metaphor…

Recently something strange has happened, I’ve felt a discernible shift in temperament, a change in the clouds above, a glimpse of sunlight pouring through the trees and a stirring of hope. The summer holidays were brilliant for rest and restoration … Continue reading

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