I’ve just had a couple of days away, so that Beloved Other could attend a match without having to be away on his own overnight. It was fun; we settled ourselves in a chain hotel, after an easy train journey, then he went to the match while I got a lovely evening to myself, with… Continue reading In which we consider how to make it work….
Today, I led Communion for the last time at the Big Church in the Smoke….it’s not the last communion service I will be present at, but given the pattern of our team preaching plan, I won’t be presiding again. I have loved presiding at the Table. It is one of the privileges that I treasure.… Continue reading At The Table
I have just had two days off. It’s been lovely. I did hardly anything except read, sew, watch tv and rwad a bit more. Oh, and snap at Beloved Other . There were various points in these two days where I was bad tempered for no other reason than I was bad tempered. It’s not… Continue reading It’s getting back to (a kind of) normal
Tuesdays are not the straightforward days of my week – it is our drop in, coffee, social time, games events, lunch club thingy, called Tues@Bloom. I currently act as host for this. Which is a way of saying, other people all the hard work – the cooking, the washing up, the managing the money etc,… Continue reading Tuesdays….
It’s Ash Wednesday. It’s also Valentine’s Day. The coincidence of these two has provoked all sorts of daftnesses and delights. My favourite was the “valentine” doing the rounds on Twitter “Remember that you are dust; but very lovable dust!” But the coincidence of the two, together with the rather exciting time Beloved Other’s health has… Continue reading Today’s bright thought….
When Much-Loved Mentor died, it was decided that I would receive her papers to look through and see what might be written up as a result – and what ought to be archived and what could be shredded. This is a delight that awaits me. And I also received two of her Bibles. I have… Continue reading Ancient words…
I have spent a fascinating, stimulating and exhausting weekend visiting a church which is seeking a minister. I was made very welcome, and enjoyed my visit very much. The process is now that they will spend some time considering and reflecting, and have a church meeting in a week, at which they will decide whether… Continue reading On sitting very still….