Monthly Archives: July 2012

Mushy Pea Brain

As usual, my head is full of things to write about, not least a novel about a young man living in traditional ways without electricity and modern conveniences in a Chateaux in France – written as an allegory to traditional … Continue reading

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Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.

I collected Tim from work and took him to Aberconwy beach with a picnic.  The tide was on its way out and we were in the lee of the land, so sheltered from the wind. “Have you got  a book … Continue reading

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“I’ve so much…

…to thank God for”.  This is a song that has become an annoying ear worm in recent weeks.  The expression is absolute truth, but the children’s song written by Ishmael that the words are attached to is repetitively annoying!  However, … Continue reading

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“Oh Help! It’s Organised Chaos!”

I’m feeling slightly overwhelmed!  I don’t understand how four out of the six of us have managed to turn the house quite so upside down in one day.  There  are clothes everywhere, lists, rucksacks, Bibles, notebooks, wellington boots, waterproofs, sleeping … Continue reading

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Making the Mundane Matter – No. 2

Second Contact THE BATHROOM: WASHING AND BATHING “Jesus said unto him, ‘Go, wash…’  He went away therefore and washed, and came seeing.”   John 9:7 Jesus bids us wash.  But to Him it was always the sacrament of a clean … Continue reading

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A Break from the Mundane – the Unexpected!

A discussion with a friend about her impending wedding led to talk about realistic and unrealistic expectations.  This conversation I relayed in gist to Tim and he said emphatically “I didn’t have unrealistic expectations before we got married!”  I laughed … Continue reading

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Making the Mundane Matter – No. 1

First Contact: GETTING UP IN THE MORNING “Why sleep ye?  Rise and pray that ye enter not into temptation.” Luke 22:46 It is Jesus who comes and wakes you, by whatever means He uses, and invites you to spend the … Continue reading

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Making the Mundane Matter

George Sinker wrote a little book and dedicated it to his wife. To MY OWN MARTHA Whom He loves And I love too from her husband who tries to understand He writes: The object of this book is to try … Continue reading

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Making the Mundane Significant

I watched our youngest daughter counting out her pennies that she had taken from her money box, on Sunday.  They were only pennies, a mixture of one and two pence pieces, and she had them all spread out on her … Continue reading

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Another Violin Lesson

Our eldest daughter’s birth followed my father’s death by fourteen hours.  She was a week later than her due date and the only one of our four children to be born after their due date.  On her due date, Tim … Continue reading

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