The Day After Valentine’s Day

Since I woke up on Valentine’s morning in a less than romantic mood, and my long-suffering husband and I didn’t even mention Valentine’s Day until after work, I thought it best to leave the lovey-dovey posts to others yesterday. Valentine’s Day is often not the most romantic day of the year – for us anyway….

Thankful, Ready or Not

‘Are you ready for this?’ A few people asked me the question as they arrived at the church for my son’s wedding. I didn’t know what to say. ‘No’, wasn’t an option, nor was it true. ‘Yes’, wasn’t completely right either. I had a whole load of emotions churning about as we waited for the…

A Recipe for Real Love

Some years I have dreaded Valentine’s Day. Trying to choose a card with mushy words that I don’t mean and I don’t feel at the time. Painful. On the day a poor excuse, ‘I thought I’d save money this year,’ when really I thought giving one would be dishonest. I feel ashamed to write those…