Tag: #gratitude

life and faith

Now we are six(ty)

When I was six years old, I had a brush with death. It began with a clumsy careering into sharp wooden armchair corners that split my head open. There was a rush, hurry and flurry to get this child to hospital and stem the flow. The chair came off better …
life and faith

Making space for joy

All is quiet on the home front for a little while. Our sweet twelve week old grandson sleeps sound, his exhausted mother rests, father and grandpa are shopping, the washing machine whirrs soft and I am alone. I sense room to breathe, exhale tension and tiredness and inhale grace. Make …
life and faith

Friend

It’s Friday and that means Five Minutes of free flow, as-it-comes writing, from the heart, on a given topic. Today’s prompt is ‘Friend’ Start… Friend “What a friend we have in Jesus, all our sins and griefs to bear” ~ Joseph M. Scriven hymn (1855) Click on this link to …
life and faith

Grace Notes:Appreciation

Welcome. Draw up a chair and pour yourself a coffee as we share this time together. One of my great pleasure in life is to share a coffee with a friend.  As someone who is rarely well enough to leave the house, it is a lovely treat to spend time …