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Eyes Forward

This morning on my way to work, I pulled my sunglasses from the glove compartment, popped them on and immediately I could not see clearly. They were so cold that the heat from my face steamed them up. What a … Continue reading

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Anxious Thoughts

It is interesting that the beginning of a new year now excites me. It never used to. It is interesting that I now anticipate potential as a new year unfolds instead of fear. I don’t know why I have had … Continue reading

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More Dogs and Pink Pyjamas

The boys left this morning to go boating on the Broads with their Grandparents.  They will have such fun. I guarantee lots of mischief, love and laughter. What are the girls and I going to do with our week? Aha! … Continue reading

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All at Sea

“I don’t understand why”, he said – and that was the day before Daddy went off on his first early morning commute from the station by the sea.    Why is everyone a little touchy this week?  Well I do … Continue reading

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Confession

While everyone with school attending children post photos on social media of their children starting a new academic year, I asked Tim if it felt like he was starting a new school.  He said that it did a bit.  Last … Continue reading

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“Aslan is on the move…”

I have seen willow catkins!  They add to my positive feelings about the year ahead and my excitement for all God has in store to see His will done and His kingdom come.  I will heed the instruction that we … 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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In Answer To Your Question, Joellen…

What inspires you?  Yes, that got me thinking. What inspires me?  Words inspire me.  They can ignite a fire within me.  I run on the fuel of encouraging words, that are personal, timely and guidance along the track of life. … Continue reading

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A Change of Season – unpublished from 20/02/11

This is the time of year when the children have their lunch as a “mick-mick” (Jemimah) or “pink-it” (cousin Rebekah) in the tree house.  There is something so delightful about seeing the sunshine and feeling the freshness of the promise … Continue reading

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Rhodesian Revelation

Last night, I dreamt I had reason to return.  I took the children with me and my husband too and though we had flown, the flight never featured. Jemimah, my youngest, sat with a stick, drawing in the dust.  I … Continue reading

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