ungrateful cow

Sometimes something you hear or see or experience jars you from your complacency and allows you to see things for what they are in your own life. Sometimes it’s sitting on the beach, hot sand between your toes, sun on your face, kids giggling in the sparkling water and you realize how much you haveContinue reading “ungrateful cow”

Reclaimed

I don’t know about you but I am a proud garbage recycler. It’s a bit of a joke in the family, the boys scream “Don’t look Mummy” if they see an old chair or dresser on the roadside because they know that if there is room in the back of the car I may justContinue reading “Reclaimed”

Love. That’s it.

Last night I sat with my kids watching the news as we saw the replay of the storming of the Capitol building in Washington D.C.. There is a lot to say about the ways in which this blows my mind, a lot to say about the way that things were handled by both the presidentContinue reading “Love. That’s it.”

Great destiny?

C.S. Lewis once said ‘hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny’ and I believe that in many cases he is right but I think too that hardships can refine you, shape you, not for some ‘great’ destiny but rather simply to make you into a better version of yourself, the version that GodContinue reading “Great destiny?”