Where there is great love the flip side can be blind rage and hatred. Saying ‘Sorry’, and forgiving each other will bring us through, and restore good relationships. … More The remedy if love goes wrong.
Who can mend this broken world?
Where unruly feelings reign?
Only One who dared the cross,
Lost souls to gain. … More Broken world – held by the Saviour
Five Minute Friday prompt PERMISSION Comments welcomed. … More Permission to show love
I inherited my pressure cooker from my mother-in-law. It is at least 40 years old, we have replaced the seal but otherwise it is in its original state and continues to produce soups and stews with speed and efficiency. Sometimes I overheat it. At this point a tiny valve in the lid lifts so that … More Pressure cooker – finding the release valve
When I read the Five Minute Friday prmpt for today GENTLE, a memory dropped straight into my mind from last time I travelled outside the UK. Yes, we did used to do that once! I was part of a group of eight going to Pagak, near the Ethipian border in South Sudan, to teach at … More Gentle love refreshes the spirit
My mother died in February after 94 years of a full life. In grief many things we enjoyed together are temporarily lost to me, the scent of Spring flowers, the ruby effervescence of a campari, the piquancy of a cappuccino in a pub garden. Please note, Five Minute Friday friends, that today’s prompt SAVOR is … More Savouring a new book, and a well loved story
It has been a harsh winter in southern England. The children enjoyed the snow but for many of us the icy conditions and flooding have made life more complicated. Kate’s prompt GREEN is a timely reminder of the sap rising in the trees and the spears of daffodils thrusting through the soil. Green is a … More Symphony of greens
I am not observant; as others commenting on the fiveminutefriday prompt this week have also said. In truth, when I writing I’m remarkable unobservant and have to remind myself not to create stories in my head while driving! The space where I usually write is our sun room. It is a conservatory but with a … More Through a glass darkly, or face to face?
Friday today and the prompt word from Kate is ONCE. Tomorrow my husband and I go for our Covid vaccine. Our appointments are an indication of our age, and the speed with which the vaccine is being rolled out. This is not a one-off experience. We will need the second dose in a few weeks … More By his wounds
The prompt from Kate for Fiveminutefriday reaches me around morning coffee break. By this time my head is full of the day’s jobs. It is difficult to break off and focus on what to write, particularly when I am feeling sad. My husband has a naturally placid temperament. Even on holiday he is happy to … More Hoping for sunrise