Category Archives: Spirituality

Ordinary joys…

*** My friend has been duly delivered to the coach station and I am home, having a coffee before tackling all the housework, going to my son’s and packing a bag for morning. Tomorrow I am in hospital for surgery … Continue reading

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Through new eyes…

*** A weekend exploring the landscape in my local area draws to a close in a few minutes. My friend is in bed, I sit here glowing pink because I caught the sun today. It was glorious weather and we … Continue reading

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Unexpected gems

And day four to finish – *** The final day of my friend’s visit dawned grey and cold. In spite of another late night we were up about dawn and a couple of coffees later we were out again. I … Continue reading

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The ancient land…

May as well do day two, then – *** An evening spent over good food and wine and deep conversation is not conducive to early mornings. Nevertheless, in spite of the 3am bedtime, I was up early to find my … Continue reading

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Continuity

… And day one – *** I collected my friend from the station about 25 miles from my home, and we took a slight detour via a tiny, ancient village. Little Missenden is utterly beautiful. A mixture of periods and … Continue reading

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Flying kites…

The original post from 22nd March, 2013 in which Sue describes day three of our adventures in what was to become the story of, The Initiate… I woke yesterday to two lines in my inbox that brought a sense of … Continue reading

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Darlene Foster reviews “Finding Don and Wen”

A wonderful review of “Finding Don and Wen” from Darlene Foster, author of the escapades of Amanda who travels the world falling into adventures.  Letters of wisdom Reviewed in Canada on March 19, 2021 An enjoyable exchange of letters between … Continue reading

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Little gems – All Saints, Burton Dassett III

The paintings of the north transept with their beheaded saint and crowned figures  would have been enough and well worth the visit. On this wall alone there are layers of decative themes, from figures to foliage, curlicues and stars. There … Continue reading

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‘Fly away home…’

The ladybird was swimming desperately as I scooped it out, feeling that little rush of warmth at having rescued the tiny creature from a watery death. It wasn’t happy, but I placed it on the side of the sink to … Continue reading

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Letting in the Light

“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” Rumi Near the fence there are some huge chunks of wood… slices salvaged from the old horse chestnut tree that used to hold my home and garden within its embrace. … Continue reading

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