Monday, 30 March 2015

Holy Week ills!

I had a very busy few days....not church related, it was invitations to meals and celebrations with old friends...all coming over a three day period!

Lots of good conversations and food over such a short period has left me tired this morning...my determination to " get back to normal" has worked despite the weather!

Yesterday the wind blew so hard that it knocked me down! When I tried to get to my car at one stage it flattened me against my gate! Fortunately the wind on the other side of the peninsula was not blowing quite such a hooley!

This morning apart from feeling first triumphant and secondly weary I have also got a problem with my teeth!

The excellent pork crackling I ate yesterday is still with me! Stuck in my teeth! So far it has resisted all my efforts to dislodge it resulting in a sore tongue!

Bill Vanstone my first priest who has shaped the rest of my life with his essential goodness and Christianity always had a very sore boil on his neck during Holy Week which he dealt with stoically!

If this bit of pig nestling between my teeth stays for the week I shall suspect that it's my cross to bear, no matter how small.......my tongue is very sore rubbing along the jagged edge.

It's one way of keeping me quiet!

2 comments:

  1. Holy Week seems to be a time of trial for us all. I've managed to put perol into a deisal car today and so will be without it until the garage can fix it for me! I feel such a fool but it will mean I have to slow down and spend time reflecting and preparing for the coming weekend rather than dashing madly around the villages trying to do too much.

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    1. It's an I'll wind......but it's very easy to put the wrong fuel in. I've almost done several times!

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