A Different Perspective

How I miss the days before social media. I feel that I need to insert an obligatory ‘yes, it is a great way to keep in touch with people and it has other benefits and I am probably not going to delete my accounts’. The very fact that I am able to share this blog […]

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Superhero or Saviour?

Yesterday, I accidentally coordinated my son’s clothes into the colours of Superman. Red trousers and a blue top with the Superman ‘S’ on the front. All he was missing was the cape. It was pretty amusing that he was dressed up like this on the way to see the nurse. He had a minor allergic […]

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A new song for the new year

This is my first post of 2017 and I am excited for the year ahead. Excitement usually justifies the use of an exclamation mark! Let me tell you a bit more… Two words that have been on my heart as I enter this year are: Simplicity and Expectancy. I want to live simply and┬álive in […]

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Hope in a Heatwave

I love soothing Sunday moments. A quiet time of respite for the soul. This Sunday brought a welcome break from the darkness that I have encountered in the headlines this week. There was a baptism at church and the words spoken by the guy who got baptised moved me deeply. His wife’s faithful witness over […]

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Real Love in the face of hate.

It’s a mad world. The digital age has made it possible to access news like never before. Sadly, a lot of the news that I digest digitally is bleak. Football hooliganism, the death of YouTube sensation Christina Grimmie, the Orlando shooting at the LGBT nightclub, Westboro Baptist Church spilling out hate in response to the […]

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The Higher Way Code – No Overtaking

  Have you seen Michael McIntyre talk about overtaking farm traffic? It starts at about 4:36 on the following clip: If you haven’t watched the link he describes the experience of wanting to overtake a tractor and and entering the ‘death lane’ by driving into oncoming traffic. Nobody wants to drive into oncoming traffic. You […]

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Rescuing the Red Devil

Free falling from a plane sounds like a terrifying experience at the best of times unless you like that adrenaline rush. Imagine, however, that the parachute attached to you was faulty. You couldn’t open it and you were falling. Falling. Falling. I couldn’t imagine what would be racing through my mind at this point. Could […]

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