My husband had a very special mother. Each morning she would raise the blind and wake him with a freshly squeezed orange juice, then turn on the shower for him. He […]
My youngest son was a cutie. And as well as being the perfect baby (after two wriggly, go getters, it was nice to have a placid child in the family) he soon grew into a charming toddler with an enquiring mind. Once he hit three, the questions started: How many teeth does a […]
Sometimes life seems full of shadows. It’s hard to see the light, and all seems dark and dreary. Now, picture a mother hen, with little chicks gathered beneath her wings. They can’t see the light, and are certainly in the dark, yet there they are very close to their mother’s heart. And so it […]
Have you ever come across someone going through a time of grief or sadness, and not known what to say? Have you felt uncomfortable and found it easier to say nothing at all? Pretend it hadn’t happened, or even avoided the person? Me too. But now I have been on the other side of the […]
Someone commented to me the other day about the many trials I have been going through. But do you know what? They don’t feel like trials. Just life – with a few bumps along the road. We all have them, and sure, some may be a bit bigger than others, but everyone faces issues. Mostly […]
Do you fancy sitting on a cloud all day and strumming on a harp? Nope, me neither – boring! Gold paved streets don’t have a lot of appeal to me either. So what would I like in heaven?