As you finish this season a little tired, a little weary, a little over it all. As you look forward with anticipation and trepidation to the uncertainty ahead. As you take the rest you require, yet your own exhaustion surprises you. May you be gracious to yourself, As your mind flows with an avalanche of … Continue reading A prayer for a new season
One morning I found my daughter trying to sticky-tape the buckle back onto her favourite school shoes. The velcro that felt like cotton wool and scuffed toes, had for weeks given me the clue that these shoes were on their way out. But my daughter had been in denial, and it wasn't until that morning … Continue reading on seasons, gratitude and holding things lightly
Winter is here, and the year is almost halfway past. So it would be tempting to think that the pattern for this year is set. That the everyday humdrum will be your reality for the remainder of this year. And that each day will blur into months of the same. But I am telling you, … Continue reading blessing for a winter Wednesday
We've been having some very confusing weather of late. We have had beautiful balmy weekends that seem to herald the arrival of spring and then wet and cold weeks where the wind is blowing straight off the antarctic. I am finding it very frustrating. I don't know whether to hang my washing or put it … Continue reading new season?
It's mid-February, how is your year going so far? Have you started a new job, moved house, new study? What are the changes in your life this year? In January everything seems exciting, interesting and sometimes a little daunting. By mid-February it has settled a little more and is starting to feel normal. And yet, … Continue reading adjust
Hi, my name is Jodie. It has been one month since my last post! Seriously how did that happen? The 1st March, and it's autumn. Not that you'd know it with the clear blue sky and the top today of 38C. A new month, a change of season, a time to reflect. Things have been … Continue reading autumn musings