Little Devotions

Mastermind Moments

Things got a bit 'Mastermind' at our house the other evenin'. I don't mean I was put in the spotlight in the big black chair and given a limited amount of time to answer questions on my specialist subject, though, I reckon, 'What are we doing today?', 'What will we be doing tomorrow?', 'What's for… Continue reading Mastermind Moments

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 Devotions, Little Thoughts

Choices

'I can't quite believe we're back here again.' That's how I had intended to begin this post when I started planning it towards the end of last week. I didn't quite realise then the poignancy this line would hold. I'd been thinking about rushing headlong into (yet) another election. Not considering that we'd be, so painfully,… Continue reading Choices

Little Devotions, Little Thoughts

‘In these shoes? I don’t think so…

I have a really bad habit. OK, so I have many, many bad habits, but one in particular has been at the forefront of my mind today: my 'concern' with the speed at which things happen. If eating a meal with small children has taught me anything, it is that the faster you eat, the… Continue reading ‘In these shoes? I don’t think so…