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 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!
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
We increasingly live in a world dominated by messages, visual and oral and noise! So much noise! During a prayer time God gave me a picture of a boom box, yes that’s right a boom box or a ghetto blaster!! If you didn’t live through the 80’s let me quickly explain… A boom box is … More Sometimes you don’t have to… say anything!
As we start a new month it suddenly struck me that we are in March already!! Wow, where has the time gone? Can you believe it’s been over two months since Christmas! In many ways I feel like I’ve been counting down time for the past 8 months as The Lovely Mr B and I … More I’m planting you…not burying you!
Uncharted waters, this pretty much sums up my journey with God at the moment! I have no idea what is happening or coming next, but I am trusting that it will ultimately be good. So, up to date with the last two months and The Lovely Mr B finished his cancer treatment just before Christmas … More Living Life in Uncharted Waters
So, another year has flown by and today is the last day of 2017! I don’t know about you but I’m welcoming 2018 with open arms… 2017 was what can only be described as the sort of year I wasn’t expecting and that I wouldn’t like to repeat again. The biggest and most obvious reason … More Fresh Starts