Tag Archives: life

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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Advent 11 -Here I raise my Ebenezer

I’m not sure what this one has to do with Advent but it feels important to put it on this ever evolving blog of mine. Mainly so my most faithful reader (me) will remember. You are welcome to listen in. … Continue reading

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Advent 5

Tonight I read Son1 the story of Pandora’s Box (the child friendly one). The end hit me all over again. A tiny creature called Hope is left at the bottom of the box. Hope is then let loose into the … Continue reading

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Time for another roundup of our weeks…

It’s Friday. The small ones are engrossed in tv and I’m in a positive kinda mood (must be that happy point of the month). I don’t think I’ve written anything since half term. November is moving by too fast. The … Continue reading

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Weekly round up… bumper 2 week edition..

It’s Friday morning, the sermon for Sunday morning is mostly done and oddly seems to make sense, the house is quiet and calm with the small whirlwinds at their school for a while. Belle and Sebastian are bringing music to … Continue reading

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Weekly round up. Once more.

I squint at my watch.  4.40.  The small boy next to me wiggles and whispers a cute wakey wakey in my ear.  I growl a shhhhhh and turn over, he mutters back into sleep and I listen to funny women … Continue reading

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Advent 20

The wonder is still around. A foggy morning run over the downs. Winter trees appearing suddenly through the mist. Joy through the gloom all around. A morning off. Sermon prep. Embracing the silence. Sitting reading with my favourite. Heading to … Continue reading

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Another Saturday night.

I sit again at the end of another week. Wanting to write of other things apart from waiting. But waiting is all we have. Good waiting filled with joy and expectant hope. Tough waiting full of groaning and longing and, … Continue reading

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Holiday roundup

It’s the first day of a new term and for the first time in a week or so the boy is down for his regular lunchtime nap. Despite a restless night from all (mainly consisting of the boy coming into … Continue reading

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I’m alright…

A brief word. I am alright. The point of the last post wasn’t to gain sympathy or worry anyone. It was about voicing my complaint to The Lord. Life is hard and I think it’s good to be honest about … Continue reading

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