Well now – where to start! I am on sabbatical, and when I started, I was full of good intentions to use the time, among other tings, to develop this blog, and really do some serious reflection and thinking. And then Beloved Other decided it was a good time to scare us both silly, health-wise….and,… Continue reading It’s been a while….
We’re going to see “Bat Out of Hell; the Musical” in a few days (or as my new phone’s predictive texting calls it Bat Out of Help.! How do I switch off predictive texting….?) This is one of my all time favourite albums – I sat up in bed in middle of the night when… Continue reading A new ambition…
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…
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 and his little sister were running round the park, in and out of the flower beds and the birds. “Look” he said as he stretched forward his head and bent up his arms “I’m a pigeon”.His younger sister squealed with laughter and copied him. They strutted round the park being pigeons, having a fantastically… Continue reading “Look at me, I’m a……”
“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