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A New Year ~ Hope for the World

Here is a song for our age as we reflect on what the world might be like when we are all vaccinated and can live a more ‘normal’ life again. But will we be the same? Will we treat the … Continue reading

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Be Not Afraid ~ As I Walked along the Fife Coast ~ Says it all

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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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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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A Spiritual Pause for Reflection on Life

If, like me, you’ve found time in the past weeks to pause and reflect on your life, you may also have been aware of a gradual change in yourself. In life as we knew it, we were too busy to … Continue reading

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The Old Rocker ~ Keep Practicing!

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Last Christmas my hubby got out his guitar and started to strum. After half an hour he put it away disgruntled. ‘What’s the matter?’ I asked, as wives do. ‘I can’t play anymore. My fingers and hands are too stiff. … Continue reading

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The Cup of Friendship

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I felt both touched and honoured by a gift of a Highland Quaish, a cup of friendship, for my 60th birthday from three of my new Scottish friends here in Fife.  They are neighbours who have become such a wonderful part … Continue reading

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Walking to a Greater Sense of Happiness ~ Near Fort William

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While many folks we know down south were basking in their first heat wave of the year last week, we headed towards Fort William ~ our aim, alongside admiring the views, was to walk. We decided that Ben Nevis was … Continue reading

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A Couple of Coincidences ~ an Extra Special Day

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‘Where shall we go on Wednesday,’ I asked hubby last weekend. This led to a discussion: ‘Part of the West Highland Way?’ ~ ‘Too far.’ ‘Leith back towards Queensferry?’ ~ ‘Not sure.’ ‘Up the Lomund Hills or the Largs?’ ~ ‘Might … Continue reading

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