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A new job and other updates


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So, I mentioned on Valentine’s day that I received good news from work. Finally I can speak of it. A few weeks ago the Registrar of the Diocese met me in the hall and asked if he could have a chat sometime that afternoon. So, I go down to his corner office at the end

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On regret


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Not altogether unrelated to yesterday’s post, I have been reading through The Broken Way by Ann Voskamp (author of One Thousand Gifts), and I appreciated what she had to say about regrets (if there was a rewind button for life, I’d have worn it right out): … That may be the saddest string of words

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He knows what is in the darkness


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Here are some little pieces of encouragement from Paul Tripp’s New Morning Mercies. Lord knows my life has contained some confusing things, and I could torment myself for eternity with “what-ifs” and “if-onlys”, and I have tried till I wore out to explain other things, to no avail, so these were good reminders. January 4

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Catching up


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I have returned from almost two weeks in Queensland. I spent the day with my Mum and my younger sister and her family and then we had Christmas dinner with my Mum’s extended family, which was very pleasant (I repented of my bad attitude in that last post). I sat down next to a cousin

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A little Wendell Berry observation


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I really need to get back into the swing of blogging. I’ve had an old childhood friend visiting for the weekend (who was happy to take up her book at any opportunity, which is my sort of house guest! – you know they are happy with a little bit of nothingness). We went to the

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