The A to Z of the Pastor’s Wife – M is for Mammy


M is for Mammy OK before we start, I know 'what if' is a bit of a waste of time, especially when there is absolutely no way of knowing the answer to the question. But... There are two that have been rolling around my head for a while. What would my mammy of me being a …

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13 years ago I didn’t marry my soul mate


On Monday myself and Sir Galahad were 13 years married. Personally I think we're lucky to have made it! I often envy people's FB posts that say, "x amount of years ago I married my best friend, my soul mate!" I'm like... really? Well you're lucky. Cos I did not marry my best friend and …

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Looking back… moving on


I'm using journals from a time when I was having counselling, as research for a book I'm writing about... a girl having counselling. As I've gone through them I've been disappointed with myself, because I'm still struggling with a lot of the same stuff. The journals were only for me, my counsellor didn't insist on …

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Post-operative complications


July 2nd! It's always a day of mixed feelings for me. It's the beloved's birthday, his sister & brother-in-law's wedding anniversary and it's also the birthday of the only set of twins in my family, as well as a couple of other family members. So over the years it's always marked. But as in many …

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Saying it out loud!


Last night I was speaking at the Ladies Dessert and Coffee evening in my church. Ordinary Women, Extraordinary God There were two of us speaking and my theme was 'Disappointment and Hope' I shared the story of how as the baby of 8 children and an aunty to 27 (and a great aunty to 15), …

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