The thing that you work and fight the hardest for, is the thing that will bring greatest satisfaction, and be appreciated the most, when breakthrough comes. Nothing truly worth having ever came easily, at least not without great moves of the ground beneath first ... Grace is what gets us there ... "full measure, … Continue reading What We Work And Fight For
Last week, preparing to travel to Edinburgh in the snow, one of my children said to me "Mummy, you are beautiful, and you are brave". I was overwhelmed with an emotion I do not know how to express. I only share this because, if life isn't tough at times, we don't grow. If life … Continue reading Beam On
If you have been taken through more life challenges than most, have faced higher mountains, and crawled through deeper valleys, it might be because you are being taught to be a Teacher ...
When you can't do any more in your own strength, you just throw the whole lot up in the air and say "God, YOU do it!", then settle back and have a hot chocolate ... Only problem is, when you open your eyes again, the piles are still there ... and then you pick up … Continue reading A Little Note Of Encouragement
* Three months ago, my son set off for university, for the first time. A few short weeks ago, my son announced that he had decided to write a film script. He had joined his university's Film Society, had attended several meetings as part of the group of enthusiasts there, and wished to enter into … Continue reading The Perfect Story – A Short Film
When others do not value what you do, it does not mean that what you do has no value. Shine on, regardless, and enjoy the value in what you do while you do what you do. Holly x
Asked: "Why Do You Write?" Answer: "I write because I can’t draw … No, that is not entirely true. I write because it is the music I make without a keyboard with sounds. I write because I have written since I was a little girl, learning to spell, standing in line to have my homework … Continue reading Why Do I Write?
Do you know what #holiness is? Sometimes in life we wonder why we feel drawn away from the crowd, why things that others are doing does not feel right to us and holds little appeal. Sometimes we find ourselves alone in situations where it would be easier to go with the flow of the many, but … Continue reading On Holiness
It is the beginning of a new week and I thought I would take a moment to still my mind and take stock of the present ... now is a present and the present is now. When we are slain by difficulty or pressure, squeezed into other people's deadlines and commitments, pushed by life into … Continue reading A Gratitude Moment
Prompted this week by WordPress to write about "Orange", I thought that I would skip that prompter to write and moved on ... only to then receive a lovely note from an avid new Reader of the blog, saying how much she had learnt from and enjoyed reading the post "Carrots At The Tail … Continue reading Carrots At The Tail End Of Winter – A Repeat