on saying yes, new adventures and being stretched

The trouble with choosing faith instead of fear for 2016, is I am saying 'yes', to all sorts of new¬†adventures and ideas. To be clear these are things I would never before dreamed of saying 'yes' to. Or I would at least take three weeks to agonise over, before hesitantly replying, 'yes, if you think … Continue reading on saying yes, new adventures and being stretched

on seasons, gratitude and holding things lightly

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

on 2015 and the difference between planes and trains

We are in the in-between time right now. The pause between this year and the next. The time that I naturally reflect and consider, dream and plan, evaluate and¬†pray, for the year that has passed, and the year to come. Each year I like to choose a word or phrase for the year and 2015 … Continue reading on 2015 and the difference between planes and trains