A couple of resources that you may find useful:
At this time many people have spoken about how hard they have found it to pray. One of the things that I always find useful is to begin prayer by reading some verses from the Bible.
An organisation called CPAS have put together a couple of great resources focusing on praise and hope which you can download here.

I am taking time to look back on the last year and reflect on the enormous upheavals we have all lived through.

I guess the easiest way to approach is to think about things I have learned and discovered.

Firstly, I think I have learned to spell tear or tier or teir or teer. Well sometimes anyway!

Throughout my time as a teacher I attended many staff meetings and not all of them stick in my memory! There were themes and broad ideas I recollect but perhaps there is only one that I can recollect any details from.

I wonder where you stand on the handling a present or not. You know some people they pick up the gift – give it a good squeeze or a shake – or are you the sort of person who likes to look and guess what is inside – do you wrap up presents to make them look like something else – to throw the recipient into thinking they have received something else to make the surprise extra special.

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