Knock, Knock, Knocking On Closed Doors

So, I spent an amazing weekend “frome” as Humpty Dumpty calls it in Alice- or ‘from home’ a portmanteau word; two words squashed together, making the meaning more than the two separately, and also more efficient. Don’t ask me, it is Lewis Carroll after all…! I do all sorts of awesome things on these extended weekends, lots of prayer meetings, other meetings, days with friends watching TV, shopping that doesn’t end up in any purchases, (but who cares about that bit!) claytons coffee, claytons cake. One of my favourite things to do is free-talk with my friend Tracy. Truth comes out of our mouths that we didn’t know was in our heads. This weekend it was about transition and closed doors. Seaso

Reality & Illusion

Do you ever find that certain things in your environment affect the way you are feeling? But you kinda shake yourself and go ‘hang on, I don’t feel like this, that’s not me, where’s that coming from?’. I have learned recently that if I eat wheat and sugar – particularly together – my brain goes on a kind of bender, and releases chemicals that have the potential to send me into a place I affectionately call “Princess-8:#*h-Face-Cranky-Pants”… This is on top of the other things that it does to me internally. I actively discourage people from having an intolerance to cake! So, I’m having a moment, lying on the couch, in front of Masterchef, talking to Jesus about some of the things that have be

Acreage Is Available

I’ve been ferreting around in the NT. As in New Testament, not Northern Territory. I would love to go back there again, when I wasn’t working and could actually take the time to really enjoy it. Considering how much I liked it when I was working, I don’t think it’ll be too difficult! So for interest sake I thought I’d do my ‘Lost in Translation’ bit on part of the Sermon on the Mount, and see what turned up. This is where I admit that I’m doing it because it’s part of the Bible that tends to roll off me like water off a ducks back. I am not fond of the language. I don’t really understand it, actually I don’t get it at all, and I don’t get what it means to have the things that are supposed to

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