Tag Archives: joy

30 Days wild: Day 6-14

A few to fit in here, but it’s good to remember that we have been actively enjoying nature and the beauty of the world we live in over the last week or so. Day 6 We went to the Knepp … Continue reading

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Books that I’ve read March-May 2020

Right, I’ve finally managed to write down which books I’ve read over the last 3 or so months in lockdown. My brain is fairly made of mush at the moment so I haven’t written comprehensive reviews, but here’s a flavour… … Continue reading

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Life in lockdown: Weeks 3-4

I started this series a couple of weeks ago, so I might as well carry it on. If only for a record of these days.¬† I find it strange to notice how many weeks are going past and how long … Continue reading

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Holy Week

It’s Holy Week, lent is almost over and with Palm Sunday yesterday and Good Friday in a few days time we have this week between. A time where we sit and remember the events of over 2000 years ago, the … Continue reading

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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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