As a teacher I have felt deluged in the last couple of weeks with news paper headlines about how schools are going to go back as the current Covid19 lock down we are living in is being eased. Ever since Boris Johnson announced that Primary School children would return in specific year groups on 1st … More What is shaping your thinking?
So, I’ve been reflecting on the current situation that is going on in the world, the pandemic that is the Coronavirus. Now I’m not in any way trying to belittle the severity of the situation or the impact it may have had/be having on families, businesses, the economy and such like but I’ve realised that … More When life gives you lemons, make G and T!
How do you hear from God? Do you like to take yourself off somewhere quiet, spend time in the word, listen to worship music or maybe you like to spend time in nature as your preferred way to hang out with Papa to hear His voice. Anyone who knows me, knows that I like to … More Are you playing to your strengths?
As I was doing some jobs at home I was reaching over to clean the bath and as I stretched to reach the other side (lengthways obvs, I’m not that short) it was a bit too far to stretch, but as I was trying to save time I carried on regardless and stretched a bit … More Don’t ignore the stretch!
So, I was in my favourite place in Bedford, the beautiful Embankment, where I walk and talk with God on a regular basis, but always on a Friday as this is my day off (what an absolute blessing Fridays are to my soul). Today, like every other day I have been down at the river … More Lies, lies, lies!
So, having just got back from serving at Newday (an awesome youth event held for one week a year at the Norfolk Show Ground) I was struck by many things as always. But, the over riding one was as I unpacked my clothes (those worn and those not worn) that I noticed something…. Just to … More What’s your fragrance?
As I sat in the hairdressers getting my roots sorted (long overdue), I had a flick through the magazines I was offered with my coffee (very needed). After a quick flick through I found myself sitting there drinking my coffee with a feeling I didn’t understand. I found myself feeling overwhelmingly sad! I sat and … More Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
When God gave me the word discounted this morning, the first thing I thought of were those items in a shop that had been marked down, cast aside, dog-eared or even the damaged goods. I began to feel that there were people today who feel just like that, they feel like they would be in … More You are NOT discounted!
It feels like a while since I last blogged and I don’t really know why? I love to write and it has been a mystery to me why I haven’t put pen to paper or finger to keyboard, over the last few weeks, but I feel like I’m back in the game. So, be honest … More You see the wall, I see the gate!
When you hear the word peace, what comes to mind? Maybe it’s doves, the peace symbol, people doing the two-fingered peace sign or does your mind go to the absence of peace and instead conjure up pictures of war, unrest, and violence? The dictionary tells us peace is; a state or period in which there … More Peace