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; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High. … Continue reading Joy to the World
I set my goals and resolutions as a punishment to what I haven’t achieved, fearful of not being ‘enough’, hoping the destination will bring me whatever I believe it gives me that perfect life. This year I want them to be driven from a place of grace and love. Continue reading Setting Your Goals
Today it rained, its been sunny for days … and now this… And to be honest all I wasn’t to do is stay in bed and pretend today is not happening but I have a job, I have friends to see. Staying in bed is not the answer. Emotionally we can have days like this. Everything is going really well, everything is happy, life is … Continue reading How to get out of a mind funk
May has been an absolute beauty of a month, spring has finally overcome and photos of tulips, peonies and sun flares are abounding! For me, May has been a packed month, and though I love being busy; I have not made enough time to nurture my physical and spiritual health. Often I have felt rushed; often I have not made time for what matters. I need … Continue reading MAY LOVES
What has shaped you? Last weekend 3.26 I boarded the train, left the snow in Faversham and was whisked away to the north of England. My time whilst at Kent Uni (2001-2004) shaped me. It taught me how to make snakebite, how to successfully chill milk without a fridge and more importantly, it taught me a lot about friendships. (for more about my time at UKC see this … Continue reading Joy in the Ordinary
What brings me joy?
It’s the end of the working week and I’m about to go out with some of my favourite people for a wine tasting organised by Hercules Wines. One of the photo prompts for today is ‘joy’, which of course is also a theme of advent! As I was driving home through one of my favourite routes home, looking at the pink skies I thought about this question. Continue reading NINE
[Saturday Morning] I decided to go for a walk. I made plans, got the dog* ready, strapped up my boots and set off. I had looked up a walk and set it to memory (and took a screenshot just in case!) and for the first 20 minutes we were fine; I passed a point that I thought was the turning but seemed covered up so I continued. Then … Continue reading the path that was not there