Little Devotions, Little Thoughts

Surviving the Storm

Do you ever find that there are words that seep into your mind or your heart and play themselves over and over again?  It happens to me from time to time and, more specifically, it happened last week again.  'Peace. Be still' Three simple words, but what a command. The context was an actual meteorological… Continue reading Surviving the Storm

Little Thoughts

For A Season

Despite a deep-seated desire to have a show-stopping, breath-taking, head-turning garden, I have come to the conclusion that, realistically, I don't have the time / knowledge/ ability to achieve this dream and so, I've opted for a new gardening style. I like to call it 'less is more'. Basically, I've discovered that there are in… Continue reading For A Season

Little Thoughts

The Dilemma of Disappointment

When it comes, disappointment creates a very uncomfortable dilemma: how do we deal with it? Late last summer,  I had what I'll call a bit of a 'wish it hadn't happened but know I've definitely learned from it' episode. You know the kind, when something happens that really shakes your confidence and leaves you feeling pretty… Continue reading The Dilemma of Disappointment

Little Makes, Little Thoughts

Celebrate the Moments

As last summer drew to a close, a mere moment after it had started, I decided that the impending school year would be cherished and taken slowly, milking every last second, as I prepared myself to deal with the fact that our eldest was in her final year of primary. Yet, here we are, incredibly,… Continue reading Celebrate the Moments