Keep it close

Outside our back door is a table and chairs where I’m aiming to eat as many meals as possible this summer. Next to the table is a big pot with salad leaves in it. I’ve found that, while my children in general avoid green food (except peas and olives!), they are much more interested in … Read more

Don’t wait for perfect

family devos

This week I was re-filling my flour jar, and I found a bag of wholemeal flour at the back of my cupboard. It’s bag which I drove across town to get from a friend last March when flour was really hard to get hold of! Was it just me that got flour crazy? Anyway, because … Read more

Faith at home habits!

Do you set goals? How about developing a habit instead? In his book Atomic Habits, James Clear says that it’s habits which make us the people we are, and the people we want to be. Goals, he proposes, once achieved, can actually cause a reduction in the type of behaviour we want to have, whereas … Read more

Thanks jar

Thankfulness is so powerful! It really does change how we see our lives, and encourages us when things are tricky. This activity is a way of identifying, focusing on and being thankful for the good things in our lives. You could make a thanks jar at any time of year, but I especially like starting ours on January 1st and reading … Read more

Thanks Doodles

August thanks doodle picture prayer

This month I’ve been doodling my thanks to God, each day aiming to draw three little symbols or pictures of things I’m thankful for. I find it helps focus my heart in the morning, making me aware of the good things right now in my life, and connecting me with The Giver of Gifts. I … Read more