There is an often quoted proverb which says “it takes a village to raise a child”.
Every year around this time, which coincides with my youngest sons birthday, I find myself reflecting on my years as a single parent. 479 more words
22 After these things God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.” 2 He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains that I shall show you.” 1,099 more words
34 He called the crowd with his disciples, and said to them, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. 961 more words
For the first time I’ve realised a small snag. This all started well; I’d got off to a flying start by preparing lunch for work, dividing up larger purchases and eating pretty well. 389 more words