Monthly Archives: November 2015

The One About the Herb Eater

So, we had some friends coming around for dinner, one of whom is a vegetarian and when we told my daughter, she said, ‘I know her, she is a herb eater’. At that moment the language she needed escaped her and … Continue reading

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What price would tempt you to sell?

Yesterday we received a leaflet from an estate agent. On the front it said ‘What price would tempt you to sell?’ On the back it explained that ‘with the average house price at a record high you might be surprised how much your … Continue reading

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The One About Praying in Dark Times

If someone who you cared for was executed because of their faith and at the same time another person who you knew was imprisoned because of their beliefs, what would you do? When one church went through this, they gathered to pray. … Continue reading

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The One About Giving Up Too Easily

It was raining and it was cold and my children were asking to go home. We had been searching in the hedge for several minutes and we couldn’t find the geocache that we were looking for. The hedge had been cut … Continue reading

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We Are Family, Right?

I was looking through some old pictures and I came across this photo of an activity we did at church. Everyone was invited to put their fingerprint onto the canvas as a sign that our individuality makes up a united … Continue reading

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I’m not really Batman you know!

So, I asked Batman to pass me something that I had dropped and he looked at me and said ‘I’m not really Batman you know’. This all happened when I was tidying up after a children’s party and I didn’t know which child … Continue reading

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Do you ever feel like giving up?

Elijah had traveled all day in the desert heat and as evening came he collapsed, exhausted, terrified and broken and he prayed that God would let him die. He poured out his heart to God as he prayed, ‘I have had enough Lord’ he said. ‘Take … Continue reading

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The One About Fat And Pointy Bottoms

I was surprised when my daughter told me that her teacher had said that she didn’t want to see any fat bottoms. I was relieved to find out that this was a comment about handwriting rather than the shape or size of my daughter or … Continue reading

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The One About Shiney Fireworks

So, you have probably seen a lot of fireworks over the past few days. Fireworks definitely provoke a response. My children really love looking at them but I also know some people who have had enough of them and are glad that … Continue reading

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Remembering Reminds Us What is Important in Life

This is a time of year when we are encouraged to remember. According to the Royal British Legion, ‘Remembrance Sunday is a day for the nation to remember and honour those who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our … Continue reading

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