Proximity

Proximity

Our seven month old has just cut her first tooth. So it’s a heart-breaking goodbye to those gummy grins and an excited hello to the days of snaggle-tooth smiles. It’s always a relief to find a tooth in your baby’s mouth, as it usually explains a good week’s worth of...
Prepare Him Room

Prepare Him Room

I wonder how it felt for Mary and Joseph as they arrived into Bethlehem. Perhaps the streets were heaving with people. Dust flying everywhere as people hurried around. I wonder if Mary’s anxiety rose each time they approached somewhere they might stay. Knowing how...
Just a Few Drops of Oil

Just a Few Drops of Oil

One of my daughter’s favourite bible stories is the story of the Widow and the Oil, from 2 Kings 4. The story goes that there’s a woman, whose husband has died, she’s left with his debt and two sons to care for. She has no money, no food and no hope. The debt...
When the Door Slam

When the Door Slam

I wonder if you’ve ever experienced the pain of doors slamming in your face? Of wounds inflicted by hands you know you should have been able to trust? I wonder if you have watched as the pathway you felt you were called to follow has been closed down before your very...
Dance with Me

Dance with Me

I have an incredible capacity for worry. My ability to make a mountain out of a molehill would make me a millionaire if only I could monetize it.I wonder if it’s the same for you?If there’s one area of life that can be guaranteed to bring on some anxiety, it’s those...