Category Archives: Love

I feel bliss when…

I suddenly notice: wow, this is a moment! An almost holy moment. A little snapshot of heaven on earth. That time when I realise everything is just right, and all is in sync. I overuse the word ‘perfect’ and so it … Continue reading

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When missing a goal is a win

In December I love reflecting back on the year just gone, and looking forward to the year ahead, setting goals and making plans. 2015 is the first year that I have consciously kept an eye on those goals throughout the year, … Continue reading

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Praying with Proverbs 31

I’ve always been attracted to the words of Proverbs 31. I find them beautiful, and holy. That’s not to say I haven’t also found them something of a test, something against which I will always be found wanting. I have … Continue reading

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40 today!

I’m taking a break from Advent & Christmas preparations to celebrate my birthday! I made this collage using wonderful Bible verses and affirmations that 3 of my amazing friends wrote for me at a dinner party to celebrate. My best friends, … Continue reading

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Memories of my Dad

Vinita’s Writing Retreat prompt today was to write about a memory; using a room in the house where you grew up as a prompt. We had a large sitting room, with windows looking out in 3 directions. It was a very … Continue reading

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Meditation on wholeheartedness

Wholehearted: this is the word I most want to be.  I’m not sure I chose it as my “word” for 2014, but it is the word that has evolved as my focus. I highlighted this quote in Micha Boyett’s book … Continue reading

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The gift of time

I struggle with time; how to have enough of it, and to use it well.   Deep down I know that God is giving me enough time to accomplish all that he wants me to do; and to do so in … Continue reading

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A profound word about separation

This wonderful quote is in my mind this week as everyone goes back to school: “When I asked him if he would miss me, he said no, he wouldn’t, because he would remember.” Leila Hadley, “Give Me The World“

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John 3:16 reflection

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.“ I have been meditating on this well known, best loved verse for some reflections I am … Continue reading

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Let go and let God

As I read through the lectionary readings this morning I was struck by this verse from 1 Corinthians: “For Christ did not send me to baptise but to preach the gospel“ 1 Corinthians 1:17 It made me stop and think … Continue reading

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