‘Welcome to spring’

There’s no way that we can deny that Spring has really and truly arrived – there are signs of it wherever we look – glorious swaths of daffodils waving their pretty heads in the wind crocuses splashing their colour with joyous abandonment delicate blossoms sprouting from what were not too long ago bare branches  …

Volunteers – Angels In Disguise’

It’s such a blessing to meet so many wonderful volunteers – I meet them weekly – work alongside them – see them daily – as they give of their time – their skills – their gifts – so unstintingly – so graciously – so joyously – and in so doing bless many on the way. Not…

‘Honest and Open’

How refreshing it has been to read news from a friend that was ‘honest’ – that spoke of her feelings – as she has recently begun a journey with cancer – that spoke openly – honestly about her fears – her anger – shock – disbelief. She opened herself up – made herself vulnerable – by being…

‘Take Nothing For Granted’

Looking out across the open countryside this morning I was suddenly struck with how easily I can become accustomed to this wonderful view – and – if I’m not careful – can begin to take it for granted. I recall a few years ago when we lived close to the sea – how I loved…