I thought it would be so simple! (Well, not really, but simple enough..) My current phone has taken to closing down at random moments, and also making phantom calls – some of which were rather embarrassing – so the time had come…. Well, actually, it had come some time ago, but I was in denial.… Continue reading New possibilities and unexpected contacts….
I have spent a lot of time over the last few days writing, in one way or another. I was fully intending to write a blog post here; and then realised I’d already written it for the church blog, because this is what I want to say…. so, here it is So, now I am… Continue reading This….
I’m writing this as I sit at our reception desk in Worshipping Space in the middle of The Big City. I am here, unusually, so that Esteemed Colleagues and Wondrous Volunteer can go and have a conversation. It feels good to have enabled this, though it is possibly one of the roles in this community… Continue reading Safely outside the comfort zone…
Today, I have spent the day with Admired Mentor. It has been delightful – and full of chocolate…. (This woman knows me so well!) We talked of the past and the future, of possibilities and wonderings, of things we know and understand and of the bewilderments of being alive. There are days that are just… Continue reading A gift of a day
I’m typing this curled up on the sofa. Not something I would normally want to comment on, but it is a notable occurrence. Sitting with my legs tucked up under me has been my chosen way of sitting for a long time – but recently I have not been able to; my knees were too… Continue reading Rejoice with me….
He is the kind of man about whom people will write many wonderful things and eloquent tributes – all of them deserved. I cannot really add to what will be said, but there is this memory that I treasure. I was not finishing my thesis; I had been writing it for nearly 11 years. It… Continue reading A good man….
“I’ve never actually managed to say that before” was a phrase I heard myself utter yesterday. Give the amount I talk, this was surprising, both to me and to the Esteemed Mentor to whom I was speaking! But it was also a helpful moment – finding the words to put around a “thing” that was… Continue reading Listening well