Sight is a gift. (Ask anyone who doesn't have theirs and they will tell you so). To be able to see is something that we take for granted every single day. But there is a difference between having sight and seeing. You have no doubt heard the term 20/20 vision a few times already this … Continue reading Set your sights in 2020
Are you a perennial planner? A self confessed striver? Busily plotting your life to the nth degree then panicking when things take a detour? Yup me too. I like to know where I am headed, what I need to do to get there and how long it will take. But so often this doesn't take … Continue reading He who holds the stars
So I am supposed to be working but my heart is so full and my mind is racing after an amazing morning at church. Today I was invited to speak at our church and it gives me such a buzz, I can't even tell you! As a writer, I know how to write good content, … Continue reading God is faithful in our failures
Dear beautiful, Congratulations! You have joined the prestigious, bleary eyed, milk stained, caffeine fuelled club that is motherhood. Firstly I want to tell you to enjoy these precious few moments as a brand new family. Ignore the phone, wave off visitors and bed down with your baby. Cherish each gurgle, each smile, each milestone. Hold … Continue reading The letter I wish I had read as a new mom
So we had our annual end of year school reports home this week. It hardly seems five minutes since our eldest started school! I am pleased to say that ours was very good, although my son eyed me warily as tears (of pride) began to fall whilst I was reading it! He has come on … Continue reading Where does your report come from?
I am so tired of hearing the phrase 'He is a bad boy' or 'She is naughty girl' bandied around the playground or toddler group. Now, as a mother of particularly boisterous boys, who have been more than a little challenging at times, I am only too aware that sometimes our children do misbehave. But I … Continue reading They are what you speak