Faith, Singleness

A reminder


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I am fairly certain that were I actually in a relationship I would not care at all for Valentine’s Day and consider it contrived nonsense (some of the cards though! – the fun that could be had). However, when you’re single it can be something of a slap in the face wherever you go. There’s

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Faith, Poetry

A Sunday poem


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Here’s a little poem I read in A.N. Wilson’s Biography of C.S. Lewis, that was written by Clive’s father Albert Lewis. Wilson calls Jack’s protrayal of his father in Surprised by Joy ‘devastatingly cruel’ and there is evidence that Albert was not quite such the buffoon that Jack writes him as. There is much that

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Books, Creation

On trees and C.S. Lewis


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At the risk of calling into question whatever status as a sane person I might possess, I recently read a book called The Hidden Life of Trees, by Peter Wohlleben. And it was one of the most fascinating, original, informative and imaginative books I have read in a long time. There is much going on

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Life

January jobs


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I wrote in a previous post that I would post separately about home DIY projects that I finished in the holidays. Then I figured it wasn’t that exciting and my before and after photos are not pinterest-worthy, but, to be a woman of my word, I’m going to post them anyway. So, first up in

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Bible, Faith

Walking in wisdom


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I neglected to add another book, or two, to that previous list of change-your-way-of-doing-life books I’ve been reading. Late last year I went to a Christmas event and the lady speaking (I’m not sure if she’d like it on the internet so I will let her remain nameless) gave a little bible talk and in

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