Here’s me reading today’s poem (and the picture above, Mark Fletcher created at Greenbelt a couple of years ago, and sent to me knowing my love for all things Keep Calm)
Sally responds most days with abstract artwork that draws me in, and a new poem – I particularly chimed with this:
let me be centered,
Inspired by what Natalie has said:
I know this is a luxury. If I had a job, or if the kids weren’t at school, I’d have to carry on, but by resting – if only for an hour or two – I’ll be back to full power by the time I’m actually needed.
Something I’m struggling with a lot. Inspired by this last week (but still v aspirational, rather than reality):
Fascinating insights into the life of Marjoe Gortner, and somewhat of a challenge to the notion of ‘celebrity culture’ I think in Maggi’s thoughts today. Drawing on Matthew 4, and the temptation of Jesus, we are to think about how we facilitate temptation those in positions of leadership, and particularly the need to resist ‘hero worshipping’ those who have become ‘known’ in the ‘Christian circuit’.
On that night, time for bed! My to-do list remains undented tonight, something I want to see happen more!