Prepare him room in your joy

Joy to the world, the Lord has comeLet earth receive her kingLet every heart prepare him room We sang this hymn this morning at church, these beautiful words that I have been basing my devotions on this advent. And once more I was struck by the fact that we need to prepare room in our … Continue reading Prepare him room in your joy

Prepare him room in your comfort

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Perth is experiencing a string of days over 40C. It is hot, and people are uncomfortable. When I say people, I mean me.And when I say uncomfortable, I mean after I have left my air conditioned house and driven in my air conditioned car to my kids school, I have to walk for a minute … Continue reading Prepare him room in your comfort

Prepare him room in your attention

Recently I went to see the movie Last Christmas, because Christmas, romcom, and George Michael (what more could a girl want?!) In true romcom style it shows the courtship of a young couple, Tom and Kate. And all through the movie Tom is encouraging Kate to 'look up'. When she does, she notices the whimsy … Continue reading Prepare him room in your attention

Tending the plant

Our local supermarket is doing another one of those promotions. You know the one, where somehow your own children pester you so they can collect the last remaining gimmicky plastic thing. Except this time the supermarket have played their hand well, and the gimmicky thing my kids want to collect is little pots, with seeds, … Continue reading Tending the plant