Tag Archives: ordinary life

When the Elf on Shelf met Jesus

Can you spot the character who seems out of place in this nativity scene? This year we have had an elf on the shelf stay with us. Each day when our children wake up the Elf can be found in unusual … Continue reading

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Advent 5: God is in the Ordinary

Zechariah met an angel in the temple but Mary encountered an angel in her everyday life! “Greetings, favoured woman! The Lord is with you!” is probably not what you would expect to hear when you are doing the dishes or working on … Continue reading

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The one about the pink puddle

So I’ve not posted for several days and I wanted to bring you up to date on some of the reasons why I have been too busy. It all began with a pink puddle on Sunday and the consequences of that … Continue reading

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Back to life, back to reality

Lots of us are returning to normal life after a Christmas spent having fun, relaxing and eating too much. That first day back at work after a holiday can be a killer and it’s all too easy to spend our lives regretting … Continue reading

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Your life may not be as intense as Jack Bauer’s but it is still worth living

I’ve just finished watching ’24 Live Another Day’ on DVD. I think that the reduction to 12 episodes worked well because the key plot kept moving along without it feeling padded out. In the 24 episode format, there were always … Continue reading

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