Surrendering Future

Dreaming of my children’s future can really muddle my head. This is partly because two of my children have special needs, so the ability to imagine what their future might look like is doubly hard, because there are so many extra factors to consider – such as ‘When will they be out of nappies?‘ and…

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I Like To Travel By Book

How often do you pick up a book?Every day? Once a week? Can’t remember the last time? I have always been a voracious reader, however around my family, it takes a bit of planning and creative thinking to find the time and make the space for it. Ever since I learned to read, I have…

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#Day 16 – Build Something Together

When was the last time you made something with your hands and played with it? Perhaps it was only a couple of days ago, or perhaps you cannot remember. Today’s challenge is to get down on the floor with your kids, or with your spouse if you don’t have kids yet, and build something from…

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Why we need our artists.

Grief needs expression. It needs to be given voice. The same is true of our experiences of deep joy. Whether spoken, written or even sung, it has to come out. When grief gets stuck, it will begin to eat us up from the inside out. If joy is left unexpressed it is robbed of it’s…

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 Our Family Walking In A Wilderness Season

The past few months have been challenging for our family. At the beginning of June, we moved out of our home with only a week’s notice. Our landlords were suddenly dealing with life-threatening sickness and a dodgy buyer for their home, and so needed our place back in a hurry. They were so grateful that…

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Poor me? Erm…?!

  So yesterday I was out for a walk on the High Street with the kids, on our way to the parkand as a bid to get some fresh air. We all, especially The Boy, needed to burn off some energy, so I had strapped Mini One to my back in the sling and was…

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