Ascension Day

Ascension Day

Time to start baking those birthday cakes. Why? Because in a week and a bit, the Church will be celebrating its birthday. But it’s not quite time yet to talk about Pentecost. Not quite time for talk of sweeping winds and tongues of fire. Peter isn’t primed for his...
Motion of Mercy

Motion of Mercy

Anyone else round here hate having a crush when you’re almost 100% sure that your feelings are not returned? I do. I hate having those feelings. I hate to be so filled with “love” and longing and lust for that particular person. I hate how pathetic it makes me feel,...
What I Learnt During Lent

What I Learnt During Lent

Lent is a weird season of the liturgical calendar. It’s not exactly a happy season, mostly linked with having to give up things that we like and the idea of sacrifice. Yet it is also one of the seasons most recognised by people who don’t have anything to do with...
6 Questions with Ellissa Baird

6 Questions with Ellissa Baird

“6 Questions with…” is an opportunity for women and girls everywhere to share something about their passions and lives. (It’s also a fantastic excuse for me to be really nosey and learn more about the incredible women I admire.) This week I’m putting Ellissa...
Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday

Preparing for Holy Week and sharing my thoughts here on the blog, I thought it would be Good Friday that I would struggle with. After all, that is the dark day when our Saviour died in the most painful way possible. Surely that should be the hard one to write about...