So, the eagle eyed among you will know that recently we moved house. It was a really exciting move, away from a stressful situation, and into a new and exciting place. But with the arrival of a new school term, with my son starting in a brand new school, I was suddenly struck with how … Continue reading Starting from scratch – mission in a new place
I am now entering that strange reflective zone that characterises the end of the year. I have been thinking back over everything I had done on the blog this year and was amazing by how many reviews of things I have had the chance to do. I only really accept reviews if I think they … Continue reading Amazing Reviews from 2017
Here's an exciting advent idea for you! Every day in advent, send a letter. In this digital era, lets take this advent to get back to writing and encouraging others through it. Just download your advent happy mail poster below, and everyday cross off one person from it. You could even change some of the … Continue reading Advent Happy Mail
can an app help you love your community? I live in Doncaster, and despite it being crowned the “most chilled and least stressful place to live in the UK”, most people’s reaction to this announcement is “oh that’s a shame!”. You see, Doncaster isn’t the nicest place in the world (although I’m sure it’s not … Continue reading Can an app help you love your community?
Last year I was involved in running a nativity themed treasure hunt at our estate Christmas event. I wanted to add some fun for the kids, but also bring in the real characters of Christmas. The idea was really simple. Give each child an envelope and hide the nativity characters around the estate (I provided … Continue reading FREE Nativity Treasure Hunt
So I am feeling rather festive at the moment after weeks of preparing everything at work and now the decorations have gone up at home. It got me thinking about how I am going to bless those around me this year. I have done numerous things in the past - leaving secret hampers for neighbours, … Continue reading Candy Cane Bombing!
Yes I had a facebook low point last month. I wrote a slightly rantly post and I fasted facebook for the weekend and I felt the benefits. But just because I know I need to slow down in my use and schedule regular breaks from it all doesn't mean I am going to quit it … Continue reading Why I fasted Facebook but never Quit it
I was going to start my monthly mission update with a list of all the "things" I had done and achieved this month, but then God hit me with something else. So this won't give you practical ideas as to what to do in your missional life as a mum, but hopefully it shows a … Continue reading Monthly Mission Update – Doing it for the one!
Our God really does care about the little things. And our God really does use the little things to break the ice. Here is a short, and quite amusing, story that happened to my family a few weeks back: After weeks of praying and searching God's heart, we decided it was time to buy a … Continue reading Car Seat Chaos – Mum on a Mission buys a new car…
So we are now over a week into the 40 acts lent generosity challenge, and I am loving it! It is so exciting to be bringing Sam along for the ride with me this year and to be taking on the family version as well the normal version. We already have so many great stories … Continue reading Our 40 acts adventure begins!