Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

This is my last post for 2023! I’m taking a month’s break from blogging over Christmas and New Year to rest, refresh and then reconnect. Hope you find time to do the same. I hope you have a lovely Christmas and a good start to 2024. I’ll be back in...
Let’s Celebrate

Let’s Celebrate

Recently, I watched Michael McIntyre deliver a stand-up comedy routine about Christmas. He explained what happens in his house on Christmas day. I’ve heard good humour described as “a slight colouring of the truth” and McIntyre’s account was definitely an...
Merry Christmas

Happy Christmas

This is my last post for 2022! I usually take a couple of weeks off from blogging over Christmas and New Year, but this year I’m taking a month off. I’ve had a very busy year with moving house, starting a new job, getting covid and having family members unwell so I’m...
Living With Misunderstanding – Mary

Living With Misunderstanding – Mary

Recently I wrote this article for Christian Today. A church advertised their Christmas production with the tagline, “My fiancé is pregnant and I’m not the father.” We don’t often think about the apparently scandalous nature of the Christmas story. We’ve...
The uncomfortableness of Christmas

The uncomfortableness of Christmas

Recently, I wrote this article for Christian Today about Christmas. This year Christmas will probably be uncomfortable. Depending on where you live in the world, it may be uncomfortable because family and relatives aren’t allowed to hug, will only see each...
Short Devotion : Luke 2:33

Short Devotion : Luke 2:33

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “Jesus’ parents were amazed at what was being said about him.” Luke 2:33 Why were they amazed? They knew Jesus’ conception was extraordinary so why were they surprised by Simeon’s words. They...
Short Devotion : Luke 1:28-30

Short Devotion : Luke 1:28-30

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “The angel went to her and said, ‘Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.’ Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. But the angel said to...