A blessing in disguise?

Hunting for Heffalumps in the 100 Acre Wood can be a wonderful distraction!

Hunting for Heffalumps in the 100 Acre Wood can be a wonderful distraction!

Life is full of little inconveniences.  The sort of thing that, when you really think about it, don’t matter that much.

You’ve brewed your cup of tea but when you open the fridge to get the milk you discover that there isn’t any.  You just miss a bus and have to wait 10 minutes for the next, knowing that in reality you could miss that one too and still get to work in time.  You’ve returned from holiday and are ready to go full steam ahead with your work but now your colleagues are on holiday.

I’ve started back at work after a week away with my family.  It was a week of exploring the world through a child’s eyes and seeing the smiles on their faces. They are my little reminder of how to approach life and my faith, with the simplicity of a child (Luke 18:15-17). Continue reading