Monthly Archives: October 2011

The naked truth

My second grader daughter shared with me yesterday her views on parenting. Being a mummy is really easy: all you have to do is give hugs and kisses and make things better. Being a daddy is much harder. You have … Continue reading

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Getting to know you

The new Rector at my church began a sermon a few weeks ago by pointing out how many of us now live in fragmented societies, where many activities are now done with people with whom we have only a very … Continue reading

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Gone fishing, instead of just wishing

The time had come for him to retire and he was looking forward to not having to go to the office every day. He decided, after a period of financial planning, that he would take time to do some things … Continue reading

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Hearing voices

I often encourage people to tell their stories. Last night, I was lucky enough to be in the presence of some fantastic women who had wonderful stories to tell. An organization called World Pulse had brought to the USA three … Continue reading

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In-car. Entertainment?

I was lamenting to my older daughter last week the feeling I had of being a taxi driver, as I drive my youngest child to and from school and a range of after-school activities most days. “Welcome to suburban parenting,” … Continue reading

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