The Kitchen Table

There I stood at the door unaware my presence was already known, confused that I was expected, yet basking in the scent of baking bread beckoning me home. The cooking pot on the stove was larger than I had ever seen, animatedly exhaling the scent of pure love, bowed adoration bubbling from within. The radio... Continue Reading →

Take off your shoes

Before standing on her own two feet practical, not pretty Start-Rite shoes shielded her; she tentatively walked endless pavements to school alongside familiar, reassuring, rhythmic, adult feet. Soon childlike shoes were gone, replaced; the landscape was different, new paths, alternative possibilities, came into focus. Not letting the grass grow under her feet she kept moving,... Continue Reading →

New home

#678 #newhome #newstudy #newbookcases All very exciting to be building a new home and getting settled - loving the feeling of #godspeace and #godspresence in my study. 


#615 #day30 of #lentchallenge with @bible_society #retreat as heading #home as a place of safety and security. Today I #pray for those whose homes are not #safe or #secure


#324 Home is so complicated for me at the moment...It never quite feels complete! I'm either in a space with all of my things, but missing friends and family, and at times my partner, or I'm amongst family and friends but don't have my home comforts. Perhaps I need to think more simply: today #home... Continue Reading →

Home for World Gin Day

#319 As a celebration of #worldginday I had a few tasters of different gins with my partner. A busy time at college and my partner living between Derby and Oxford has meant that we have not spent as much time together as we would have liked recently. Being back in Derby has made me think... Continue Reading →

Ay up! 

#318 After an incredibly long first year of #vicarschool I have returned to my homeland - #ayup #derbyshire Looking forward to catching up with friends and family and taking time to process all that has happened over this year.

#251 Where is #home? What is home like? #thereisnoplacelikehome has become a complicated thought for me. My belongings and cats are in one place, and friends and family in another. When I visit family, it doesn’t feel like home because our house is no longer near them. Home with the cats and belongings also doesn’t... Continue Reading →

#184 what do you #cherish? This identity bracelet represents some of the things I cherish, #faith #home #memories It’s really easy to get caught up in the drudge of the every day, and forget to hold these things close and remember how #weareblessed …but we are! The greatest blessing for me is to cherish and... Continue Reading →

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