Category Archives: hope

Achieving a miracle?

People who know me will be aware that I take song lyrics more seriously than most.  I mostly enjoyed the Prince of Egypt film, and one of my favourite songs happened as Moses and Miriam led the Israelites out of … Continue reading

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Navigating the darkness

I’m thinking that if anyone attempts to write a blog post like this, they probably won’t be in the middle of the darkest time.  I know my perspective is easier at the moment and I’m asking you to bear with … Continue reading

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Going all in

Last night I almost won a game of poker.  I say almost won because tiredness and poorliness won out over the desire for complete victory.  Two of our fellow players had, after some impressive come-backs and occasional dare-I-say fluke-some hands, … Continue reading

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Piping up blessing

One of the many enjoyable parts of Martyn Joseph’s ‘Pipefest’ weekend was joining in with a lullaby led by Karine Polwart, ‘Hush a bye my bairnie‘. Although I missed the singing workshop where it was taught I had heard the … Continue reading

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Serving for glory

Though some of my colleagues complain that tennis is a toffs’ game, I really enjoy watching some of the major championships and was delighted when Andy Murray won at Wimbledon at the weekend. I said at the start of last … Continue reading

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Losing something precious

This isn’t the blog post I wanted to write. I wanted to write a hopeful and rejoicing blog post about things being lost then being found. Instead it has to be about things being lost and staying lost. My lovely … Continue reading

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Anticipating a wedding

A friend of mine has been posting some “Only x days until I get married to my amazing husband-to-be” updates and I’m afraid my internal response hasn’t been sharing her joy in quite the way she’d like.  If she reads this, … Continue reading

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