A walk to remember

It was Saturday. We hurried our reluctant teenage son out the door to go for a guided walk through London. The tour wasn’t about the history of the magnificent buildings or well known events, but about the Christian men and women who lived and worked in this great city, centuries before us, who ended up […]

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Love your neighbour

It’s raining again in London. Summer has been a wet one this year with brief moments of beautiful sunshine. I was scrolling through my social media feed, when this image came up. It made me pause and think. Are my actions speaking as loudly as the the faith I profess in Christ? What about this […]

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Love All. Serve All.

There is a sense of excitement in the air. The shops in the village have dressed up their windows in preparation for the event. Every year our local tennis club puts on a competition that draws top tennis players from many different countries to these shores. Established in 1877, the Wimbledon Championships is arguably the […]

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Christmas 2020

This was not the Christmas we were expecting when we moved to London. About a week ago the Government announced that London would move into Tier 4 lockdown. Meeting people is restricted, non-essential shops and restaurants are closed again. We are all housebound except to exercise or buy groceries. We were to spend Christmas lunch […]

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Love and other failings

I am proud today. I know. I’ve got to watch it. But I couldn’t help the emotion ballooning. Our son didn’t win a medal. He didn’t bring home an A for his homework. BUT Our son’s cello teacher told us that he was a good student and that he had potential. Now that he has […]

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How a story transformed my life

Powerful things, stories. They can help us understand another. The good ones make us feel. The even better ones end up mobilising us to care. I’ve known the power of stories since I was a young girl. There are stories I still remember, stories that have moved me to tears. I was about six years […]

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Light that shines in the darkness

4 In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. John 1:4-5, NIV Bible Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Hallelujah! Please forgive me for talking about my faith today. Easter is a sacred and joyous day for Christians like me. And as […]

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Project 2020: Week #5

Walking to our flat from a doctor’s appointment, I give my husband a quick call. We talk. “Hey, did anything come in the mail for me today?” I ask towards the end of our conversation. “Yes…” “Yay!! It’s a scarf. A red scarf with white sheep on it!!” I spotted it on Amazon a couple […]

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Love saves a dying church

There was once a dying church in Sydney’s inner west suburb of Burwood. Where only a few faithful members turned up to worship on Sunday. The Parish had been a place of Anglican worship and ministry in the area for about 150 years. In its heyday, it would have seen hundreds of people walk through […]

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