Category Archives: kindness

Taking a timeout

I have written many times about how difficult life can be and how we need to take care of ourselves to deal with it. Over the past few weeks and months I have felt like I have lost my way … Continue reading

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47 notes on life

I seem to be hurtling towards my 50th birthday and am still surprised by the fact that in my head I am still mid-20s but that isn’t what I see in the mirror. Today I reached the grand old age … Continue reading

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With a little help

The weather conditions have been the only real story in town this week. We saw people stuck in vehicles on motorways, people snowed into their homes and people struggling to get to their vital work. One thing stuck out throughout … Continue reading

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The last door

As you are preparing the Christmas festivities and opening the last door of the advent calendar I thought it was time to reflect on what I have learnt during Advent. Firstly, I believe I know what the true spirit of … Continue reading

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The hidden Christmas

Everyone is rushing around. Just two days to go before the big day. Last minute presents are being bought and the dash to get sprouts is underway. For many Christmas will be a lovely time getting together with family and … Continue reading

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Alternative advent calendar

I have been following the alternative advent calendar produced by Action For Happiness. It is a kindness calendar full of daily suggestions of how to show gratitude and help others. It can be found on their website http://www.actionforhappiness.org and is … Continue reading

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Spreading some light

I had the privilege of attending my first ever Chanukah celebration today. It made me try to dig up the long forgotten elements of my religious education. I always enjoyed RE lessons that involved either learning about other religions or … Continue reading

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