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Advent 20

The wonder: 30 hours to ourselves thanks to the amazing grandparents doing school runs and an overnight with the boys. Star Wars, spa treatments, cocktails,¬†reminiscing about the last 10 years,¬†amazing food, quiet reading time, the sanctuary of home after being … 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 14

Finding the wonder in: Morning 10k run to the sea. Sunshine streaming through the big fat clouds. Bacon sandwiches in the van. Putting the boys in front of Nativity and watching their joy. Finally thinking the sermon for tomorrow might … 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 12

The wonder through the rain, murk and general gloom of this dark December day: Talking about hope in small group this morning, musing on light in the dark, what Joy really means and praying for our crazy world. Delighting in … Continue reading

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Advent 8

Somewhere in my memory I remember that in previous years I’d just post a song on Sunday’s. On a tired Sunday deep in December with 2 more weeks to go until Christmas holidays it seems like a good plan. So … Continue reading

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My first love…

It was love at first sight, the evening we drove up from London, two friends and I, escaping the noise and claustrophobia of summer in the city. It was love at first sight as I drove into the twilight Up … Continue reading

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