Tag Archives: Light

“Some other day when my morning comes, I’ll be the one that’s waited all night…”

A hot and sticky night. In the room next to me son1 is tossing and turning listening to CBeebies Radio. Son2 has oddly found sleep easily tonight and is snoring hard. I am pottering around the house slowly putting to … 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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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

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Zechariah and Elizabeth (Advent recycled)

I love the story of Zechariah and Elizabeth, if you have no idea what I’m talking about go away and read the whole of Luke chapter 1. Done it? Good. I love the images of this couple, serving away in … Continue reading

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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

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Some days are better than others…

It’s Friday night, the husbandface is marking, for now the boy is asleep and I feel like I should write some words on this screen before sliding into a small coma on my bed. The trouble is once again I’m … Continue reading

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Weary…

All this week I’ve been feeling weak and weary, weary of trying to get the boy to eat things, weary of his limpet like qualities, weary of no sleep, weary of endless piles of washing, weary of my lack of … Continue reading

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