“the in-between place is still a place” Christie Purifoy I read these words a few weeks ago now and as sometimes happens with words that strike a chord, they’ve stayed with me. They made me think of my narrow L shaped hallway. Its an in-between place. In between the living areas of the house and … Continue reading Lessons from an L Shaped Hallway
Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life - - - Psalm 23:6 Theres a little sign attached to a low red brick wall that I pass each morning as I walk the few blocks from my car to work. Im almost at work when I pass it, breathing … Continue reading All In
I read this earlier in the week: Perfect spaces, perfect people, perfect things - they are not real to me. Add a little wonkiness to a house, some mess to the waves of someone's hair or a few tell-tale signs of age on items and they become more interesting to me. And usually more beautiful. … Continue reading Woven with Gold
Five Minute Friday early on a Monday morning while the house is still asleep. Prompt word, five minutes, just write. This weeks word. Create ‘I was once asked: “How do you know you are living?” and I said, “I create, so I know I am living.”‘ – Florence Broadhurst We create to make a mark, to … Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Create
Sunday here now but it works just the same. Prompt word, five minutes, just write - no over editing, no overthinking. This weeks prompt word: WANT I read this on Instagram yesterday “Grateful that some things didn’t work out the way I once wanted them to” (myinspired mind) Oh me too. Arent we all. Yet we … Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Want
Morning is when I get to drink coffee on my own In the quiet And not have to talk.It tastes better in the early morning. It does good work.Easily my favourite part of the day.
For I will satisfy the weary soul, and every languishing soul I will replenish.” Jeremiah 31:25 Weary, languishing? I think we’re all feeling it about this time of the year and Christmas!! Ugh I feel tired just thinking about it. I know I'm not meant to say that out loud, I do love it, but goodness … Continue reading One For The Weary
Here - - - still in this house - these walls, this space that contain part of my heart -by some miracle, by the skin of our teeth, by amazing grace. When so many times almost bust - no downright broken- we thought we were goners. Grace expired, a mountain of debt, bank balance zilch. … Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Here