“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
This post written for Women Connect. You can find out all about that here . You know I’m always amazed by what grows and what doesn’t grow in my garden. Wild and overgrown for the most part yet its a constant source of inspiration to me. Not too long ago in my wandering around out there … Continue reading The Things That Grow
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
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
Five Minute Friday = prompt word, five minutes, just write. This weeks prompt word: JOY – – – weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning. Psalm 30:5 For years it wasn't a word in my vocabulary. Not that I was unhappy all the time but "joy" - a feeling of … Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Joy
Everything is beautiful in its time Ecclesiastes 3:11 Life get’s all sorts of complicated doesn’t it. Even with our best efforts, complications and chaos are business as usual more often than not. Yet they have a way of revealing what's really important. They have a way of showing us how very little in the end we … Continue reading A Simple Kind of Wonderful