Why does life have to be so fast? Lessons from the river.

I had a retreat day today so I went down to the river to think and reflect. I’m pondering my next steps for my life. I sat on a bench drinking my coffee and eating some chocolate looking out at the river as rain dropped on my glasses. I felt my heart slow and myContinue reading “Why does life have to be so fast? Lessons from the river.”

That new term feeling | The Deep Work Diaries

So, I’ve decided to try to write a new blog post once a month, when I have my ‘Deep Work’ day (to find out what deep work is check out my past blog post here…). Also, I’ve been feeling quite deep anyways, for a number of reasons. Firstly my little boy Isaac is off toContinue reading “That new term feeling | The Deep Work Diaries”

My Framework for Growth – ‘Who I’m Becoming’.

I’ve been reading a book by Bill Hybels, called, ‘Simplify’. One chapter is about your schedule (or diary). There is a quote which I have really taken to heart: This means that we put in our diary not what is coming at us, but the appointments, meetings and events that will help us become whoContinue reading “My Framework for Growth – ‘Who I’m Becoming’.”

Reflections from Ffald y Brenin, 2015.

Much like a good wine or cheese I’ve been ‘letting my thoughts mature’ before posting about my wonderful retreat at Ffald y Brenin in Wales last week. (N.B. Disclosure…there’s ‘God chat’ in this post as it’s kinda my diary/ milestone recording too, please feel free not to read if this would upset you 🙂 )Continue reading “Reflections from Ffald y Brenin, 2015.”

And…stop. Now what?

Today I write from snowy Wales. I’m on retreat, visiting a mysterious place called Ffald y Brenin, a Christian healing community, on the recommendation of my good friend, Rupal. Me and my husband Mike drove down from Harrow yesterday and the peace and quiet still takes some getting used to. As we reached Dinas Cross,Continue reading “And…stop. Now what?”