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Fish Tank

A lot of life has been happening recently! I was going to tell you about how I managed to smash the fish tank last week whilst making cakes for my children home from school. It's a good story - there was a lot of water involved, and it got everywhere (as did the fish). I could tell you that the smashing glass didn't end there, and next morning I smashed 10 jam jars in the same kitchen. Two days later, Alice re-hurt her arm (the one we heard she was in A&E with when we turned our mobiles back on, as we touched down in Chicago last month!) and again went to A&E. ...And so the week went on. Lots of "little things" (did I mention that our rabbit is intent on escaping our garden?) lots of things that actually sap my energy and distract me from what I'd like to focus on in life. So instead of all the details of the funny stories, I reckon God's Word is what I'm bringing today:

"Show the wonder of Your great love...
keep me as the apple of Your eye,
hide me in the shadow of Your wings"
Psalm 17

"I sing to God, the Praise-Lofty,
and find myself safe and saved"
Psalm 18

"God rewrote the text of my life
when I opened the book of my heart to His eyes"
Psalm 18


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