Continuing with my (very vague) Lenten intention to declutter as a spiritual discipline, the next bit I have tackled is bags and pockets. Well, I say tackled – started on and been dispirited would be nearer the mark, but started on will have to do! See, the things in my pockets and bags are all… Continue reading More – or is it? – decluttering
Today I have written over 5000 words, I have read several long, complex articles, scribbling notes as I go, and read two emails that have left me sad and a text that made me grin. There are a lot of words in the world. Tonight, I am aiming for a bit of silence. Sometimes, it… Continue reading Words, words, words…
Today, I have started to glue the beach hut together. And then it fell apart, because I didn’t wait long enough for the glue to dry before I started moving onto the next stage. However, no real harm done, and I can report that it works, it all fits together, and it looks good. It ∞
Rice Pudding. AA Milne What is the matter with Mary Jane?She’s crying with all her might and main,And she won’t eat her dinner – rice pudding again –What is the matter with Mary Jane? What is the matter with Mary Jane?I’ve promised her dolls and a daisy-chain,And a book about animals – all in vain… Continue reading Guess what I had for supper. A poem I adore 🙂
Our internet connection at work has been down all day today. So I have been offline until getting home this evening (late!) It has been an odd experience.To choose to be offline is a very relaxing thing (usually – though I notice a tendency to panic if I can’t see what’s waiting in the emails… Continue reading Out of touch!
I have come to the conclusion today, that there are too many people in the world. Actually, that’s not the conclusion I’ve come to at all; really what I realise is that I am tired, and that shows it itself in me just wanting to be on my own for a bit. None of which ∞
I’m enough of a minister to resist the thought (most of the time) that “numbers matter” – that killer mindset that equates success with the number of people who turn up to whatever it is I think I am doing. But I am also enough of a minister to want to know who I am… Continue reading Who?