When things don't go according to plan, which inevitably they won't, what is your reaction? We've had knee surgery, coughs and colds, starting new jobs, and just general stress! My week has had it's share of not so nice days. The first of these days I spent time scrolling through gumtree ads dreaming of the … Continue reading Joy
I've written this post previously, but since I've nearly halved my grocery bill I wanted to share it again! The first time I talked about it was in my post entitled "Time". So here it is! Again! I've not always been organised, it has taken years to get here! This post is to encourage and … Continue reading Menu planning for busy people
Are you ready for some retail therapy? Ok, grocery shopping is NOT classed as retail therapy BUT once you start seeing the savings you're making from all the effort you've just put in, then you may be able to direct those savings to something more enjoyable... Once you've done all the planning that you've read … Continue reading Shopping your meal plan.
As I left another day's work, I quickly snapped this photo. So beautiful, yet so tormented. A bit like every human being I've ever met. All fighting our own inner demons on some level. https://youtu.be/EI5jsa3D5xo I love this song for the hope it provides to people who (like me) once deviated from their path. I … Continue reading Prodigal
Thanks to the Scruffyvicar for this one, a good reminder of how our actions can have a ripple effect.
I used like the Star-fish story, you probably know the one? It is of a man seeing another man on beach which is covered in starfish drying out and dying in the heat of the sun. The man is throwing starfish into the sea. The other man laughs at this fellow, and says to him “there are thousands of star fish you can’t make difference to them all!” To which the guy replied by picking up another starfish and threw it into the sea saying “well, it made a difference to that one!”
It is good to be reminded that everyday acts of kindness can be life-transforming-blessing to other people, that the way we live our lives does speaks volumes and our words can hold life/hope/salvation.
I think we often don’t realize the impact that we can make on the people we meet or the surrounding we are in.
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