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campus living, Faith, thankfulness

Time to ‘Fly’: A November message to those about to move on….


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This morning the kids found a baby bird hiding under one of the outdoor chairs in the garden. Though wild, it acted tame, even allowing the kids to pat and stroke its little back, all the time keeping its soft wings held close to its side. ‘Lets call it princess,’ suggested W (princesses being the

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“You mean you all eat the same meals –Together?” Some reflections on living as a family in a college community


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“Isn’t it cool that we all live in the same house!” O. (aged 4) So, we’ve been living in a college residential property for over six months now, sharing a big, old, beautiful house with four other young families, our kids spilling out each day to play on a shared front lawn, our daily lives

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campus living, Faith, pregnancy and parenting, thankfulness

Their world: an afternoon in our garden in Mid-March


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In the late afternoon at our place a breeze comes through the garden, touching every living thing, including us, with tenderness. Dinner time is almost here. The intense sun has run its course for the day. No need for anymore sunscreen, and hats can finally be abandoned – if desired. We inhabit the garden freely.

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