Photographic Journal: January

Crisp mornings The bottom of the garden Foggy day Intricate weaving Looking ahead Tree therapy Embers Loneliness Understanding the journey of others Difficult decisions Afternoon walks The road ahead Nostalgia of the lamp-post Red sky at night...shepherds delight Pearls of sun Surprisingly warm day Rays of hope Seeking nourishment Snow day Gleeful, joyful play Seeking... Continue Reading →

Time to tread water…

Water off a duck's back... I've not blogged for a few weeks as I had a writing week (for my MA dissertation research), then a week of leave to rest and recharge. Amidst the rest I met this lovely duck as the sun went down one evening. She was swimming with her 11 ducklings, and... Continue Reading →

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Is this the end of the line...is it time? They say it doesn’t have to be this way... Here lies a moment to pause, to think and reflect as I try to work out whether it is a full stop or semi-colon moment - is this the end of the line...is it time? I’m not... Continue Reading →

Glimmers of God…

Blue bells seeking out the sun Where have you seen glimmers of God today or this week? In the raindrops which quench the thirst of plants and flowers perhaps? Seeing an arid field begin to produce? A rainbow amidst the sun and rain...God’s reminder that God is faithful....

Curiosity

Some days I feel like there’s nothing to spark curiosity, interest or excitement...today is one of those days. Surely I’m not the only one to have a bad day in lockdown?! Share your stories of glimmers of hope/God...?

Space to notice…

We seem to have been adopted by a hedgehog! Maybe she has been here for some time but life has been slow enough for us to notice her.... #lifeslittlegifts #tinyjoys

Fire gazing…

This evening I’ve been fire-gazing...in my view one of the most ancient forms of prayer! I invite you to get lost in your own thoughts with God our Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer at your side as you gaze into a fire, sit with a cup of tea or just watch the sun goes down.... Glory... Continue Reading →

#Grateful…

Grateful for tea! For some reason today has been difficult...I feel like I'm really struggling with aspects of the lockdown, and trying to work as normal. I think this is inevitable, it perhaps just hit me later than it has others. I also think that's what prayer is about; owning how we feel in this... Continue Reading →

An Altar in your World…

“Whoever you are, you are human. Wherever you are, you live in the world, which is just waiting for you to notice the holiness in it.”Barbara Brown Taylor: An Altar in the World 'Let my prayer rise before you as incense, the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice. Psalm 141' Inspired by... Continue Reading →

Clapping for NHS Workers

Small things feel very moving at the moment...the solidarity around an appreciation for those who are working so hard, often in very difficult circumstances, was huge this evening. I’ve not seen people out of their homes, on their drives, for some time now...of course observing the physical distancing! We applaud you, and we thank you!

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