Category Archives: God’s care for everyone

The Friendship Books

Have you heard of The Friendship Books of Francis Gay? I have a small collection, some inherited from my mother, and others which were gifts from dear friends. They’ve been a blessing to me and those with whom I’ve shared … Continue reading

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Who Cares about Jesus at Christmas?

Christmas traditions have changed over the years. Perhaps they’ve always been changing, and it’s only lately that I’ve noticed! As a child, I lived in a street where most of the people went to church, and believed in the story … Continue reading

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Two Lost Sheep

An incident, two actually, happened in the Salvation Army Opportunity Shop the other day. I was walking between the racks of pre-loved clothing, and saw a little two-year-old boy, crying and rushing through the aisles. Earlier, I’d noticed him in his … Continue reading

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Steps for Old Bones

Ever since I broke my hip five years ago, I’ve been careful to watch my steps (see my Blog Post from May 2015 – Everyday Things). It was no fun to hit the floor and be unable to stand up again. … Continue reading

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A Premature Addition

As I begin to write this post today, I realise it’s the date that was originally set for the birth of our newest family member. But we didn’t expect him to arrive at 30 weeks! Very small, very lightweight, but very … Continue reading

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New Technology

‘Lay it beside my phone’, he said, ‘and it will read it’. Oh?! My husband was referring to my new Fitness Tracker. He’d put an app on his phone so it would record my steps. The ‘experts’ say I should … Continue reading

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Dandelions

Our lawns are being overtaken by alien grasses and unwanted flowers. It’s a never-ending task to keep them weed-free. Dandelions, for instance, are tenacious, with their bright yellow faces, and petals that look like a lion’s mane. They have deep taproots … Continue reading

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Going into a Nursing Home

Don’t get excited, we’re not moving! This post is only about a visit we made a couple of weeks ago; not to book a place, but to offer some friendly cheer for Father’s Day. We smiled at all the elderly … Continue reading

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Quiet Hour

My blank look made it obvious that I had no idea what she was talking about. I’d gone to the supermarket checkout without my favourite cereal and waited to be served. When I asked the lady behind the register, ‘Don’t you … Continue reading

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Cultural Traditions

Isn’t it amazing that we are all made in God’s image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people? ~ Desmond Tutu Are cultural traditions important? Should we try to save the old ways, the unique styles of … Continue reading

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