Life Lessons · Uncategorized

The Weary and the Frayed

Some days you just feel weary. Weary from being brave the moment you step out your door. Weary from weathering the storms of life. And you reach the end of the day and you feel spent. That hard phone call that added more load to your back with the future it seemingly painted. That unexpected hurt that made… Continue reading The Weary and the Frayed


Those words mean nothing…

Recently we told our boys that our little one has down syndrome. We explained what it meant and told them that while he would be able to do everything that they can do, it might take him a little longer and be harder to learn how to. We waited for the reactions. We wondered what impact that this would have.… Continue reading Those words mean nothing…

Life Lessons · Quiet Times

An Ordinary Day; An Extraordinary Encounter

Have you ever found yourself driving on autopilot? You reach home and realise that you can’t remember much of the drive you took to get there. Or you don’t notice significant changes on your street – the “for sale” sign that has gone up or the tree that has been cut down. Your mind was… Continue reading An Ordinary Day; An Extraordinary Encounter

Life Lessons


"Life is a sequence of moments called now" “Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.”  Mother Teresa In Alice in Wonderland the White Rabbit rushes past Alice muttering "I'm late! I'm late! For a very important date! No time to say hello, goodbye! I'm late! I'm late! I'm… Continue reading Now…

Advent · Life Lessons

The Christmas Bucket

Yes I know, Christmas is long gone and everyone's Christmas trees are packed away (I hope!). In saying that, I did buy a Christmas Decoration today, and come to think of it last week as well! Too early to be talking about Christmas 2015?! But actually it is Christmas 2014 that I want to revisit. You… Continue reading The Christmas Bucket