Yesterday was a day for a lovely walk with Beloved Other. We enjoyed it very much, and at one point were in a very pleasant large park, which has a boating lake. And where there is a boating lake, there are poeple boating. And where there are poeple boating, there is the at least the… Continue reading Lessons from a failed rower
I sat and listened to some stories today; stories of grace and wonder, healing and renewal. They were moving and they made my heart sing. It’s not the sort of thing to share here, but I can share my delight at being entrusted with such stories. I am trusted with so many stories from peoples’… Continue reading Listening as people speak their lives
As will have become obvious if you read various things I put on social media, I am facing a great trial of tidying my study, and indeed, packing it up, since, for reasons of building maintenance, I have to move out and be peripatetic for a few months. Working perpatetically dopesn’t worry me in the… Continue reading In which we have the tidying of the study….
Beloved Other has just had a phone call to ask if he is in the country. (He is…..sometimes he’s not, but this weekend, we get to spend together!) It turns out somebody in another country is trying to use his credit card. The alertness of the card company means that the questionable transactions were blocked,… Continue reading Walking together and watching over one another
I’m going off-line for the next 36 hours. This is a surprisingly scary thought!! It’s nothing major – just that I am away from home, and my little computer is currently in the menders. So, I won’t have a keyboard in front of me. I will still have the phone, so the text conversations that… Continue reading Wonders will never cease
Today, I have been assembling material for the shop in the seaside scene I am building in 1/24 size (that is, 1/2 inch to 1 foot) The 20p is to give scale…. It has a lot of stuff still to do; I am hoping to get some posters for the walls, and am about (when… Continue reading Little Things
I’ve been thinking a bit more about the “there’s planning, and then there’s Pentecost” thingy! I’m wondering how far I dare push it. I spoke on Sunday morning without notes. I led a session of forward looking (always not my home territory!) yesterday with minimal notes. I am leading devotions at tonight’s meeting, having worked… Continue reading Further thoughts on planning and Pentecost