Joy to the World

She sits, learning to accept silence Today has made her smile And she’s not even sure why She takes in a deep breath And turns to your word I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. I will be glad and exult in you;…

Crave

“What a week” she wrote, “Early mornings and late evenings full of laughter, joy and singing!”. Yet, she thought, in the busyness, I have not spent much time here with you. She pauses for a moment and remember You are a God of grace. Still, she reasoned, I long for my heart to crave you….

The lake

I didn’t think I would be inspired again, but then you led me to the lake. Sometimes you make decisions when you are overtired, feeling lonely and unable to sleep and you wish you’d stayed away from your purse, cupboards, screens. Other times, you make a decision that stays with you till morning and walks…

Out of the box

Lately, I have noticed a trend in myself; that there are things I was convinced I had experienced and not liked, which I realise now I haven’t even tiptoed into. This all began when I found my way back to one of my childhood joys – reading! I remember that I used to sneak torches…

Love Faversham

I thought I’d make a slight return to Lou Loves, telling you a little bit about myself and a little bit about the things I am passionate about. This month I want to tell you about the Market Place of Kings, the land of hop, my place of residence: Faversham Of all the places on…

A Zeal for Life

In my last post, I was talking about finding me again. That post kind of got hijacked by a stream of consciousness (my preferred way to write), what I had meant to write was only about the final P: Passion, rather not such a P but more a Z. Zeal Passion is continuing to be the…

Finding Me 

Lately, I’ve been struggling with the motivation to write anything. I think every blogger I know goes through these times, not all of us know why. This weekend I have had some time away from home and I think that helps. Not that I don’t love my home – I do; just sometimes you need…