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We Lost Our February To A Chest Infection

I say it a lot but I really hate winter and cooler weather. It brings with it all the brilliant germs that seem to hang around for a while. In fact this time we lost an entire month to the nasty buggers. It started at the very end of January which feels like a life time ago now. P1 began …

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“When will Great-Nanny come back from heaven?”

I’ve had a touch of writers block today. Behind the scenes there’s a lot going on and a lot I need to post but my inspiration for words hasn’t been there… Until dinner time came and a certain little madam decided to spark a conversation like no other. Since the death of my Nan I’ve lost a lot of faith …

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“It’s 1996. I’m starring as Mary”

It’s 1996. I’m starring as Mary along side my class mate who is Joseph for the afternoon. I’m wearing a long blue dress that I keep tripping on. Joseph has dropped baby Jesus and the audience of parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles are laughing. I’m nervous and shy as I look out to see my Grandad with his bulky camcorder …

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“I actually went to a baby weigh in clinic”

I’ve started to venture out of the house a little more the past week. I’ve been for a few little walks with P2 in the sling. In fact she’s pretty much lived in her sling recently. But today I actually went to a baby weigh in clinic. Ok, ok, just a baby weigh in clinic. To me it’s a big …

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New Wine – Day 7 The Last Day

Day 7 – 02/08/13 Last night my OH and I enjoyed a little alcohol… Or in my OHs case half a bottle of whiskey to himself. It was really great to see him fully enjoying himself and being relaxed. I know he’s found this week tough, being the minority in a camp full of Christians. We woke up relatively late …

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New Wine – Day 6

Day 6 – 01/08/13 Last nights worship was really odd. I believe in God… I do. But I found it really uncomfortable being around a lot of people that were screaming, shaking and shouting. I found it scary. But the actual worship and talk was amazing! P1 fell over on her way back from the loo and cut her knee …

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New Wine – Day 5

Day 5 – 31/07/13 Last night we learnt that P2 is a sensitive sausage. We went into the main Arena right at the end of worship ready to wait for the Blind Date Show evening entertainment. P2 loved the lights and music, she even had her arm held out reaching for the lights, but when the show began she wasn’t …

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New Wine – Day 4

Day 4 – 30/07/13 Today has been a really lazy day. We woke up quite late, got up leisurely and plodded about the camp. Today was also wash day for my cloth nappies. I was in two minds whether to just give in and take disposables with me, that was what other cloth users had advised me to do, but …

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New Wine – Day 3

Day 3 – 29/07/13 I don’t think I’ve ever heard a child cry so much! There’s a child, of unknown age as I haven’t seen it, that seems to constantly cry! The first night people in our camp were complaining, then yesterday evening I could hear what they meant. The poor child cried for literally a whole hour, maybe more, …

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New Wine – Day 1

So during this week I’ve come to realise I’m going to have even less Internet signal than I thought… The joys of being in a field I guess. So I’m going to date my posts and hopefully post as soon as I get signal. Day 1 – 27/07/13 We arrived at New Wine all safe and sound. The journey was …

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I Made It – Finally

It’s been absolutely ages since I’ve been to church. Well, 18 weeks and before that it would about a year! I’m a dreadful Christian. It’s not like I don’t believe, I do, I pray every night with P1 and on my own. It’s purely because on a Sunday we are usually so busy visiting my MiL or spending time as …

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God Looks After Nightmares

I’m feeling very guilty this morning. I was moaning about my brothers alarm vibrating on the floor above our bedroom waking us up to my mum through the bathroom door when P1 suddenly starting crying. I rushed into her room. She was clearly very very upset. She’d had a bad dream and the way she described it I’m not surprised …

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Festival

Considering we didn’t actually get to sleep until about 11:30pm because of arriving home late from Kent. P2 slept from 11:30 until 6:10am this morning. Technically, a full night sleep because I wasn’t woken up by her. I haven’t really talked about my Christian life much. I used to attend church every Sunday, but when I met my OH it …

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40 Acts – Day 40 – Overcome Your Story

IT IS EASY TO BECOME DEFINED BY THE HARDSHIPS THAT WE FACE. “I’M A SINGLE MOTHER”, “I’M UNEMPLOYED”, “I’M A WIDOWER”, “I’M DISABLED”. WE SOMETIMES LABEL OURSELVES BASED ON OUR NEGATIVE EXPERIENCES, INSTEAD OF USING THOSE EXPERIENCES TO HELP OTHERS. JESUS’ STORY DIDN’T END ON THE CROSS: THREE DAYS LATER HE ROSE AGAIN TO OVERCOME SIN AND DEATH FOREVER. OUR …

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