Life Lessons

Something to Celebrate

This weekend I celebrated my birthday. In other words I and those around me celebrated me!! I was the recipient of many a lovely gift and card, not to mention receiving little blessings across the day - a takeout coffee from my favourite café delivered to me by my kind husband, cake from my colleagues at… Continue reading Something to Celebrate

Lent

At dawn, look to the East – {Lent}

"Look to my coming at first light on the fifth day. At dawn, look to the East." Helm's Deep. Trapped. A dwindling, weakening army. Looking out across a formidable enemy. Staring at defeat, imminent death. And then the sun begins to rise. And the words of Gandalf echo in their minds "look to my coming at first light on… Continue reading At dawn, look to the East – {Lent}

Advent

The Dawn of Grace

For my children (and for me!), Christmas morning heralded the receiving of presents. Gorgeously wrapped presents under the tree so quickly unwrapped and the contents displayed. The morning was filled with excited oohs and aaahs and definitely the odd shriek or two. It is in this sharing of gifts that we are encouraged to remember the greatest… Continue reading The Dawn of Grace

Life Lessons

Mums on the run!

There's a first time for everything they say. But there are some things, a lot of things, that you don't ever expect or want to experience. Today, I had one those experiences. I was enjoying a late morning coffee with my sister, (if midday can be considered late morning!) after a morning of errands, or should I… Continue reading Mums on the run!

Lent

The Door – {Good Friday}

As a child I was enchanted with the books from the Chronicles of Narnia Series by C.S. Lewis. The world of Narnia, Aslan and the adventures of the children intrigued me. Even now, as I read these books again as an adult, I can’t help but be captivated by the world of Narnia that greeted… Continue reading The Door – {Good Friday}