Life Lessons

Soul Talk

If you've ever found you're talking to yourself then you are in good company. A read of the Psalms and you'll find references to King David speaking to his soul. But while I might have caught myself mumbling about the need for a coffee or questioning myself as to why did I walk into this room, King David… Continue reading Soul Talk

Life Lessons · Quiet Times · Quotables

Tu me manques

  Apparently in French you don't say "I miss you." You say "tu me manques" which means "you are missing from me." I love that. It has so much more depth than just "I miss you." It suggests that you aren't complete without the other person. That they are of real significance to you and their absence… Continue reading Tu me manques

Quiet Times

Mountain Tops

It was like I had been blanketed in a fog. I could almost tangibly feel the discouragement descend on me. And like when one is in a fog my vision felt obscured and impaired. There had been no trigger point rather just a general feeling of malaise. The discouragement, like a fog, was slow in its appearance. Maybe brought on by a week… Continue reading Mountain Tops

Ponderances · Quiet Times

The Restless Heart

"Our hearts are restless until they find rest in you." St Augustine "Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from Him." (Psalm 62:1) Like a wanderer - rootless, aimless, a rover - so too our soul often is. We roam, wander away from God through hurt, discontentment, through apathy, through boredom even. We… Continue reading The Restless Heart

Life Lessons

We will remember

  "At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them." Anzac Day 2015. Across our land today people gathered together to the sound of the last bugle, to the roar of wartime planes flying overhead and canons firing in salute, to the minute's silence. We gathered to remember all those who fought in wars… Continue reading We will remember

Life Lessons

The Candy Man

No School Gala day is complete without the Candyfloss stand. Beautifully spun sugar on a stick, softly coloured pink and giving you the feeling you are eating a raspberry flavoured cloud. All sweetness and light! Attending the boys' school fair I diligently queued for the freshly spun cotton candy for my 7 year old. Surprisingly… Continue reading The Candy Man