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life’s not so big moments

Life’s big moments. You’d expect them to be big right? Grand gestures. Huge decisions. Exciting epiphanies.  But no. Life’s big moments often hinge around small things. Like quiet conversations over a cuppa that result in a “did we just make … Continue reading

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weathering the storm

I’ve been intrigued this week by the trees in the windy weather we’ve had. Some lost all their leaves overnight, some still have some, and some haven’t lost any at all. All trees are different, and some are designed to … Continue reading

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destiny & marbles

Whether or not they believe in God, most people I know believe in fate, in destiny. That there’s a higher power at work in this mad world. But what does that look like? God in the sky playing with the … Continue reading

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the optimism of new life

Some special friends of ours have just had a baby. A totally gorgeous baby girl. (This picture isn’t her by the way – this is my boy on one of his not so happy days as a baby!) Anyway, back … Continue reading

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autumn – the season of change

So I totally love this time of year. There is something about the turning leaves and the chill creeping into the air that I find so magical. I’m not a huge fan of winter with its long dark nights, bare … Continue reading

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big decisions

Don’t you love that feeling when you’ve just made a big decision? When you know it’s the right one. The relief. The peace. The “everything’s gonna be ok” satisfaction in your gut. And the longer you’ve been agonising over a … Continue reading

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what you’ve got is perfect

I was doing some work in the garden recently and was finding jobs for my 3 year old to do in the interests of keeping him occupied. I passed him a trowel and showed him which were the weeds that … Continue reading

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New beginnings

My little boy joined the nursery class at his school today. These are big days for a family: It’s the end of toddler groups. It’s the end of us staying in pajamas until lunchtime (we’re really going to love school … Continue reading

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growing dead seeds into life

Do you ever feel like your life is like a garden in winter? As if everything is dead; no flowers, no fruit, not even any leaves; no matter how hard you work, its as if you’re fighting against the very … Continue reading

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Whatever you do. Don’t stop

I was out for a run this morning and while I was struggling to keep breathing let alone running I remembered a great quote I read recently. Commitment doesn’t start at the beginning when you are pumped up. It starts … Continue reading

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