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Advent 19

The Advent wonder today is found in remembering 8 years ago- when we looked like this: We now look like this: This time 8 years ago we declared our unswerving commitment to each other and set sail in our little … Continue reading

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Advent 16

It’s been one of those days. One of those weary soul tiring days where there has been plenty of wonder but an underlying tone of exasperation, with the boys, with myself, with this imperfect world of ours. I have not … 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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Dear friend, so you’re about to become a Mum…

Dear lovely one.  Wow. You are about to become a Mum. That reality you’ve ached for over so many years. A Mum. Responsible for a tiny life, her hand in yours.  I wish I could prepare you for what is … 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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A year on…

It’s been almost a year. Almost a year since our world turned upside down. Almost a year since my world shattered into pieces and I became that most misunderstood of creatures. Almost a year since I became a mother, a … Continue reading

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Grumpy mornings

My son is having a grumpy morning. He didn’t go down for his morning nap for reasons that escape us both. He is therefore grumpy and sad. He bangs his head against things and cries. I call him to come … Continue reading

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