Two months ago, we moved into our new house. Every wall was the same shade of off-white and the floor varied from grey carpets to white tiles. It was at best, clean and neutral, but it felt like it had no soul. We did our best to unpack and make our mark on it withContinue reading “New Year – New Carpet!”
As we come to the end of the year, it is important to reflect on all that has taken place. For some, there will be joyful memories which we can celebrate and thank God for. But for many of us, this year will have been difficult and not at all what we had hoped orContinue reading “Letting go”
In times of difficulty, we often ask ourselves, ‘Where is God in this?’ or ‘What is God doing in me through this – what is it that I need to learn?’ And these questions are really important to us and help us grow. But often for the prophets in the Bible, their circumstances were lessContinue reading “Ready and Waiting”
Today I was listening to the ‘Art of Celebration’ by Rend Collective and though I have listened to it on many occasions, a particular line jumped out at me which hasn’t before and it says this:‘This is the art of celebration, knowing we’re free from condemnation’ And I wondered: what does it look like toContinue reading “Free from condemnation”
A prayer for all parents struggling at the moment In January 2021, the UK went back into ‘lockdown’ and children were asked to home-school. We were aware of how hard this was for people so thought people might need some peace in their day.
Thank God I don’t live by the sea! This was the very thought I had whilst driving down the M42 back towards my home in the midlands, just over 30 miles away from the place deemed the ‘furthest away from the coast’ by ordnance survey. Now I know it’s a really weird thought to have,Continue reading “At least I don’t live by the sea!”
By now, many of you will be used to doing life electronically, having meetings on zoom or skype and seeing loved ones through a variety of video calls, picture messages and cards and because of this digital world we have been thrust into, life for me seems busier than ever – and that’s before IContinue reading “Life is like a ‘zoom’ call”