I’m on the Saturday morning music run again. Always a chaotic rush out the door and bundling into the car. Then a careful manoeuvring through cars and children to park on the school netball court. We enter a world of little voices singing, the toot of recorders, and flutes tiptoeing down hallways to a melodic background of […]
I’ve acquired a very irritating alarm clock – little person who climbs into our bed, lies horizontally across it and proceeds to kick me until I get up and get him his morning milk!
Eventually the only thing remaining that is good for my soul is what God has done. Fortunately my wife realizes this before I and arranges for us all to get away for a weekend. Forty-five minutes up the road to a simple little cottage, the legacy of a lady who lived a hundred years. Now […]
Hannah (referring to me and Heather): “You guys should now everything ’cause you’ve been here since the dinosaurs”
God appears to be ordering events such that I am being kept from completing any blog posts at this time. With that in mind this one will be simple – my continuing list of thanksgiving to God. Gifts I have noticed this week: 513) Eating toast and reading the Bible at midnight. 514) John 6:47 515) […]
Nathanael’s first encounter with snow was not what I expected: Out on the deck he looked crossly at a wee mound and said “mess, mess, mess”. He also can’t quite say snow, so it is “s’nose” – got to laugh!
Within five minutes this evening the wisdom of two women brought the focus in my life back to where it should be. A conversation with my wife about how the last week has really been for me took her only seconds to zoom in on a key element of wellbeing that I have been ignoring. […]
I’m not quite sure where to start, I have things to do, stuff to read, prayers to pray and blog posts to write… Meanwhile Japan is deeply grieving a major catastrophe and fearful of a potential nuclear disaster on top of that. Despite our recent earthquake nightmare here in New Zealand I am finding it […]