Spilled Milk & Sunsets


NIKKI F. THOMPSON
Faith, family adventures, thankfulness, Uncategorized

An Angel under the Big M: Stretching the Perimeters of Hospitality


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We’re landing, we’re landing, repeated our youngest, J, his eyes lit round with excited relief, his little lungs adjusting to receive the stranger, brisker air of our just arrived destination: the South Island of New Zealand. In fact, our boy was incorrect, we’d landed several hours ago, in a rather noisy, choppy descent to earth, which

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Declutter Me: Ambitioning a Quiet Life, poetry

Surprised by Ordinary Contentment


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Sometimes contentment looks less like a mountaineer’s milestone, Or an earmarked achievement dressed up in your best new clothes, The end result of all the things you thought you ever wanted…. And more like a secondhand curbside-found round table And a last-minute late lunch on a cloudy Sydney wintry afternoon   And sometimes a couple

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