What a day! I had a few false alarms during the morning; Baby wants out. We knew we hadn’t far to go – but could we find a place to stay? Nowhere. Turned away from one after another; there was just no room at any inn. As darkness was falling, we saw a light that gave us hope on top of one of the town’s … Continue reading Sunday 24 Dec – Here at last!
We are almost at our final destination. I am feeling very tired now, yet strangely peaceful. As our hosts pointed the way for us up the hill towards where we needed to go, we could hear people singing about a new born king. I could feel my little baby jump for joy inside me which took my mind back a few months to when I visited … Continue reading Saturday 23 Dec – Trusting, waiting
I notice Joseph was writing about work yesterday but thankfully it’s not always about the daily grind! One of our hosts today was enjoying a bit of downtime so we joined in with a bit of ‘FIFA’ on the Playstation. I’m learning the lingo as I go, not to mention the nuances of the offside rule. So having fun, that’s part of being human – … Continue reading Friday 22 Dec – Joy
Joseph writes: We accompanied one of our hosts at work today – he sits in one of the rooms of the house in front of a couple of screens and types frantically! Work, of course, is something dear to my own heart – I’m rarely happier then when I’m working wood. ‘Joseph the Worker’ the children sometimes call me back home when passing by, through … Continue reading Thursday 21 Dec – Working His purpose out
We made our way to St Teilo Alway today as we continue our journey to Bethlehem. We found an empty stable to rest for the evening – I hope the owners won’t mind. While we were there many of our friends we’ve already spent time with on the road came to sing carols and celebrate the story of God’s goodness to us. We heard about … Continue reading Wednesday 20 Dec – Carols