I had a set of objectives for today; things I knew I needed to get done, as well as several things “in the diary” – plans made and arranged. It didn’t work out as planned. This is not an unusual experience. Indeed, as I look through old tweets, I see just how often I have… Continue reading The diary as indicative, not definitive!
I spent this morning with a group of students in one of our colleges. I had been invited to talk with them about women in Baptist life as part of their Baptist history course. They were a smashing group, and we engaged well, I think, and had some interesting conversation. And at the end there… Continue reading If you hang around long enough, you get to be one of the grown-ups!
There is a feature on the site which I use for this blog which offers “prompts” in case I can’t think of what to write about. I haven’t used it, since knowing what to write about is not a problem I have – knowing when to stop, or knowing if it is relevant. or if ∞
It is definitely beginning to feel lighter (look lighter?) When I walk in in the morning, it is not so dark. And as I sit here now looking out the window, it is definitely not as dark as it was this time last week. The fact that it is not raining does help, true, but… Continue reading Longer days
I am watching tv this evening; it means I am actually at home, with nothing I “need” to do, and time to have a quiet space with Beloved Other. I am enjoying the programme. But it just got interrupted by the adverts – most of which I have simply ignored. Except for one. I have… Continue reading Do I fit? Do I want to?
I am tired – really tired, – because I appear to have forgotten (again!) how to sleep. I have got to the point of feeling murderous from lack of sleep, and I suspect I might be looking it too, since, when I told a colleague that today, he stepped back two paces! 🙂 But, in ∞
I had to do something today I had been very worried about. It turned out as well – indeed, better – than I could have predicted or asked. Largely because the others involved are gracious people. And earlier on the day, I was out walking and the streets were gridlocked. The traffic round here can… Continue reading Hidden moments of grace