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About sarahcondie

I am a Christian, a wife, a mother, an ex-librarian, a minister's wife, a women's Pastor, a quilter, a reader, I enjoy thinking about things slowly, I love cups of tea, I love sitting at my kitchen table in dappled sunlight and chatting with my friends, my children's friends, my family abut anything and everything.

“Lord – how long?”

“Lord – how long?” Moses spoke these words many years ago and you will find them in Psalm 90. I have not written a blog post for a long time. I have had no words to share – they left, … Continue reading

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Christ is Risen!

Easter – it is a time to rejoice and celebrate.  I made this picture using photos I took while Keith and I were up the north coast last year – together they capture some of the themes of Easter. I … Continue reading

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Thoughts to make your heart sing

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I struggle to find thoughts that make my heart sing. Sometimes events in life make me sad, discouraged, angry or frustrated – and there is no melody ringing in my heart.  I am … Continue reading

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Back to life and routine

I have been silent for many weeks but I am back.  2012 was a year of difference – seven months off work, time overseas and then a lovely holiday on the northern coast of New South Wales.  We came home … Continue reading

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Whoops!…I almost forgot

Recently a nightmare awakened me and I felt hot, sweaty and worried. It concerned one of my children and I lay there feeling helpless while I tried to tell myself it was only a dream. Soon after this, I received … Continue reading

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Two weeks in P’stan

It is four weeks since we arrived in P’stan. It has taken me this long to be able to write something about our two weeks there. As we flew from Bangkok to Islamabad, I looked out of my window at … Continue reading

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Missing glasses

Yesterday morning I received an email from our son Johnny. As usual, it was brief and to the point: “You sure you guys should be going to Pakistan with all the violence going on?” It was a very good question … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai in a nutshell

We have just had a wonderful week in Chiang Mai with our dear friends Mark and Melinda and their wonderful three teenage children. Melinda and I have been friends since year 7. She came to Sydney from the US with … Continue reading

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Snippets of Paris

After ten wonderful days it is time to leave Paris. I have loved the different neighbourhoods, roof tops, bridges, buildings, gardens and art. I have enjoyed discovering the street art. We found out that the invader has left his mark … Continue reading

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The Latin Quarter

The Latin Quarter beckoned on our last day. This is where the intellectuals and uni students hang and have done so since the 1200s. Back then, students would sit on the street and the teacher stood in a window to … Continue reading

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