Category Archives: 1960 – 2000

Quiet Time and the Joys of You Tube to Start the Day

In my morning quiet time, one of the positive things to come out in my life during lock down when I’ve had time to reflect, pray and listen, I’ve found the greatest joy to focus my mind has been to … Continue reading

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The Hertfordshire Way ~ Codicote to St Albans thanks to Jackie McCall

The following post written by Jackie McCall on her lovely walking blog evoked so many happy memories of my days growing up in the St Albans area: A dear friend who used to live in Wheathamstead Batchwood Golf Course where … Continue reading

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God is Inclusive ~ Spiritual Reflections and Answers Today to Questions in the Past

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Nine O’clock in the Morning~ A Spiritual Pause for Reflection on Life ~ Part 6

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The Climbs, the Plateaus and the Valleys My spiritual life was growing during those years, but it was still a ‘roller coaster’ of an experience. About that time in my life (mid 1980’s) a friend gave me a copy of … Continue reading

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Moments on the way up the Mountain ~ A Spiritual Pause for Reflection on Life ~ Part 5

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Enrichment and Encouragement My awakening (see a previous post) led to a period of spiritual enveloping in so many varied ways. I was still a church bellringer and so attended services at St Mary’s Church in Aylesbury but also Aston … Continue reading

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God-incidences and Diana-incidences ~ A Spiritual Pause for Reflection on Life ~ Part 4

Continuing my journey following my awakening, I experienced a wonderful time of protection, surrounded by the warmth and love of Christian friends. It was a time of a huge emotional crisis in my life, what with my marriage breaking down … Continue reading

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An Awakening ~A Spiritual Pause for Reflection on Life ~ Part 3

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My last post finished as I was first married in Norfolk in my final year of college. At our happiest times we were then living in a small village in Bedfordshire, involved in ringing church bells and church life where … Continue reading

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A Spiritual Pause for Reflection on Life ~ Post 2 ~ Growing up

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When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a woman, I gave up childish ways. (1 Corinthians 13) A very familiar verse to many of … Continue reading

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Pilgrims and Allegories ~ Book Review ~ From Hinds Feet to High Places by Hannah Hurnard

FROM HINDS FEET TO HIGH PLACES by HANNAH HURNARD BACKGROUND Something brought this little allegory to mind as I was thinking of pilgrimages and allegories whilst living in Fife and I was excited to find that I could download it … Continue reading

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Pilgrims, Paths and Personal Journeys ~ Iona

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I first visited Iona in the early 1990’s with a group called ‘Sunday Night Live’ from the church of St Mary the Virgin, Aylesbury Buckinghamshire. We met once a week to worship in quite a different way influenced by Taize, … Continue reading

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