Monthly Archives: June 2012

Caleb’s Crossing and other random thoughts

I resisted reading Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks for nearly eighteen months.  It has sat at the bottom of a pile of books beside my bed and never quite reached the top.  I took it away with me somewhat reluctantly … Continue reading

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Letters mingle souls

As part of Keith’s PhD research, he uncovered some letters written between Richard  Baxter, an English 17th Century Puritan minister and writer extraordinaire and Katherine Gell, a wealthy woman who was a committed Christian, wife and mother.  She lost an … Continue reading

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A time for cycling

It has been a number of years since I have been bike riding.  A few months ago, I thought about our five bikes sitting unused in our shed and decided its time…. We got them serviced, bought a bike rack … Continue reading

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Returning to Broadway

Our congregation return to our site at Broadway was wet and emotional.  The sea of umbrellas made it colourful and kaleidoscopic . We walked crocodile style from where we have met for the last six years at Moore College to … Continue reading

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Loving the way Jesus loves

I like reading parts of the Bible slowly.  This year I have been reading 1 Corinthians 13 again and again – not every day, but certainly a few times each week.  I have particularly focused on verses 4-8 which describe … Continue reading

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A quilt for a niece

I am blessed with a number of nieces who I love and adore their company.  One has recently turned 21.  Her favourite colour is turquoise, so the quilt had to include this colour.  I also had limited time – so … Continue reading

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Book Spine Poetry

Cath has infected me with the idea of creating poetry from book spines.  It is a fun idea and I have delighted in using the books at my disposal. Story Secret Daughter Wilful Behaviour Breakdown What am I doing here? Good … Continue reading

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