I had a kind of thought in my head that I would try and blog each day in Advent. not anything major – just an attempt at a sort of discipline, a moment of stopping each day and noticing, and paying attention. Well, that worked! I’ve not yet reached December, and already it’s not gone… Continue reading On the plans that don’t work….
I sat down to write this this evening, and discovered I had been logged out. And, worse, the password that I had so carefully noted down was rejected. Well! So, ok, it’s easy enough to change the password, and the very fact I am writing this now shows that even after a long day, and… Continue reading “You are not recognised…”
It’s the first Sunday in Advent, and I have been “helping” to decorate the tree in church – “helping” because I can’t climb ladders, I have very little sense of what it should look like (cram on the lights and the colours is my style, and not right for in the church) and because there… Continue reading Advent 1
He very generously offered to help me move some of the stuff from where it was to where it needed to be next. “It’s fine, I can manage” I said. And it was true, I could have managed. After all, I had got it there in the first place. “But I’m going that way anyway,”… Continue reading In which we consider offers of help…
The memory that popped up on facebook today has got me puzzled. I had clearly been having a bad day when I posted it in 2009. But now I can’t remember what it was. (I have a suspicion, but have no way to check, since I don’t keep a diary….) This has led me to… Continue reading Remembering – or not!
It has been a smashing few days, full of people and fascinating conversation, interesting encounters and important moments. And the operative word in that sentence is “full”. I wouldn’t have changed a minute of it – but I would love to have spaced them out a little bit. It has been a very effective reminder… Continue reading Whirlwinds and still spaces
Today has been a strange – and delightful – day. I am at a conference, where, unexpectedly, I am chairing the sessions – glad I packed smart clothes and not the jeans and jumper option I first went for. I have been meeting people who know me, even when I don’t know them – always… Continue reading Today, expected and unexpected….