To compromise is to give concession in an argument or disagreement with the aim of being able to reach an agreement. When my husband and I were dating we had our first argument over whether you should be willing to agree to differ – we didn’t agree!
Aksah, to me, is an inspirational woman who had the vision, and motivation, to fulfill her potential. Who, you might say? She appears in only a couple of verses of scripture¹, but her voice is still there, speaking out to us today. She was a child of the wilderness, born during Israel’s exodus from Egypt.Continue reading “See Possibilities”
As I was out walking today, I was reflecting on the painted footprints on the pavement (or sidewalk!). In our town last year three of the small primary schools (for children age 4-11) closed and they opened one big new purpose-built school, to bring all those pupils and resources together in the one building. SoContinue reading “Following the Footsteps”
There is so much bird song at the moment – I wake early every morning and listen to a unique choir, singing a new endless arrangement. They do not think about it, they are not inhibited, they do not hold back worrying about what other birds might think – it is the season for singingContinue reading “Bird song and other Inspiration”
I have just been out to the fields this morning to check the horses and all was peaceful. They remain unperturbed by national or global events, the cycle of the seasons remains unchanged, and the flow and pattern of life continues as normal. But for people, for mankind, this season has been far from normal.Continue reading “Normal”
Enlarge the place of your tent, stretch your tent curtains wide, do not hold back; lengthen your cords, strengthen your stakes. Isaiah 54:2 There are possibilities for growth for each one of us, where we are now within our own domain. Sometimes God asks us to stretch ourselves, to see that he has more availableContinue reading “Enlarge!”