How Lush!!!

Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable - if anything is excellent or praiseworthy - think about such things...

Wednesday, January 31, 2007


Student Bible study being a wonderful time!

An afternoon of work, spent in starbucks with muchos results and no procrastination or daydreaming and getting to minister to church peeps too, and getting out of the stress that is home at the moment.

...How lush!

Tuesday, January 30, 2007


God sustaining me through a 14 hour day, despite having had no sleep the night before, not due to my wild partying might i add!

...How lush

Monday, January 29, 2007


Bible club cuties

Sunday, January 28, 2007


A great time at Hannahs birthday

Great church this morning!

Saturday, January 27, 2007


Lush dinner party at ours with Chris, Tracy and Bimba... lots of chilled fun and games!

...How lush!

Thursday, January 25, 2007


Walking to work and it beginning to snow on me!

Catching up with Alex Kelly over coffee in Covent Garden

Finishing Colossians with Rach!

'Remain Raptureable!' Line in a crazy but sweet letter to our church from a random and slightly crazy church on the other side of the world!

...How lush!

Wednesday, January 24, 2007


snow had fallen snow on snow, snow on snow.

...How lush!

Tuesday, January 23, 2007


Working for God, for heaven, not for money, the praise of people or status on earth.

Discovering a website of everything that is pink!!! woweeeee!

...How lush!

Monday, January 22, 2007


God sustaining Matt last night to preach an amazing challenging and spurring on sermon, in His grace. Rachel's gorgeous voicemail of encouragement afterwards.

Rachel ringing to report exciting events!!! An amazing start to the day.

...How Lush!

Sunday, January 21, 2007


Filling up 2 rows at church! The boys smugness at the girlies being late. Andy being a star in the Kids talk, Luke's amazing rousing singing which encouraged so many. Godfrey making it up to the organ!!! Minging anglican communion wine, proper lads, playing proper table football, proper loud.

Praying together, for one another, sharing our hearts, that being so wonderful and intimate and encouraging! We are family.

Family frolics - matt being bundled and graffittied on in permanent marker, a visual reminder of the amazing time we all had together everytime he takes his top off! Yeah thanks!
The teatowel and chocolate muffin games - hilarious! Kevin generally! All the boys (and girls) pitching in and helping me clear up so much the whole wkend and right then when i needed it most.

Having amazing chats about churches, church structures, whats good, whats not, iron sharpening iron. These young men and women by the grace of God are astoundingly Christ consumed, Godly and serious disciples! Hot choccie and tea with the boys, really sad at them having to go. Come back!
Loving them, and eagerly awaiting heaven where we will party together forever with our Jesus, where we never have to say goodbye.

...How lush!

Saturday, January 20, 2007


Fry up with the boys, encouraging and uplifting times in Titus, cake, Rach joining us for the 2 and a half hour walk, fun on the walk like...the boys filming roadkill, seeing the ugly black faced fluffy chicken, Windy's near peck experience with one going for his camera phone! Lots of frisbee, photos, posing and dressing up the woman statue, finding out the Kinnaird brothers love the O.C too!

Out to Nando's, a private area for all 20 of us to hang, Ian and Nina making it too. Caleb's secrets which rock our worls, sorry, i mean Stephen! Luke's whole chicken to himself!! Home to watch historical dvd, girlies back to Hollycroft to take many hilarious posed photos in the 'dream flat'! Then watching Dirty Dancing, jasmine tea and bed.

I love these people...
...How lush!

Friday, January 19, 2007


Our gorgeous Taskforce family arriving, playing double trouble - Stephen rightly saying it's too hard! Then onto a big hilarious game of Cranium which included: Windy getting extremely passionate and into it, Antoine and kevin's delayed victory shout about 3 times, Stephen constantly g on his go: "it's cluuuub Cranium again!" The loud fun laughter and shouting and cheering!

Going with the girlies off to stay the night at HOLLYCROFT!!! woweeee! Being walked by allt he boys, them nearly getting us an ASBO by throwing the glow in the dark frisbee on the FINCHLEY ROAD, and at EXPENSIVE cars!!!Having Tasha's nice tea, being too excited about them being with us to be able to sleep!

...How lush!

Thursday, January 18, 2007


A lovely day... good staff prayers, our long awaited digital camera arrived and so did my Amy Winehouse cd, afternoon tea with Juliette, baking, getting all my work done and then out to wagamamas for a green tea induced giggly night with Rach, hurrah for buy one get one free vouchers!

...How lush!

Wednesday, January 17, 2007


Just the most wonderful day! My parents coming up to give me many birthday treats and the real treat was to spend such quality time with them, walking on the heath, chatting in a warm coffee shop, going out for dinner, and just hearing their wisdom and sharing what God is doing in our respective churches and lives! I love them so much and am so sad they've now left!
...How lush!

Tuesday, January 16, 2007


Lovely youth group with lovely little prayers, gospel prayers, better and clearer and more earnest than so many adult prayers, from 4 and 5 year olds! Praise God!

Getting the birthday love still - late cards and pressies!

...How lush!

Monday, January 15, 2007


Through the post birthday blues, and a day of giving out so much to so many needy people who i can't tangibly help, realising God loves me and loves these people more than i ever could and desires to help and heal and transform them to Christlikeness more than i can - and i can't do that bit so why not leave it to him?! yup!

...How lush!

Sunday, January 14, 2007


A lovely birthday meal last night

A fabulous birthday today, with a lie in, breakfast in bed, sunshine outside, getting lots of presents and cards from kids and friends at church, being sung to at church, getting flowers at church!

The O.C being back on!

Walking to watch the sunset at Golders Hill Park, God putting lots of pink in it just for me?!
Cuddling to keep warm, and on the way out watching 2 of the Deer behaving very weirdly - one wees, the other comes up behind and starts sniffing and then drinking it! MMMMM As the deer pants for the WEE!

Church and Church supper tonight, with pink barbie birthday cake!

...How lush!

Saturday, January 13, 2007


This morning was our Womens Breakfast at church, a time bi-monthly when as many women as poss from all the different walks of life and situations come together to eat yummy cooked and continental breakfast and to encourage one another to keep living for God, in His grace, reliant on the cross of Christ where we are brought to be in relationship with God, in the power of His Spirit as we live under the authority of His Word, that changes us. And so we hear this Word that changes us and how it relates to/what it teaches us on issues that affect us as we seek to be IN the world but not OF the world. In Gods grace this morning's breakfast on 'Whats Sunday got to do with Monday - the view of work a Christian Women needs' went very well - good no., good food, good chatting about it all. yay!

Also to be thankful for today:

The wonderful cake Christina made for me- with my name on it spelt out in cake! wow!

The walk on the heath and coffee my wonderful hubby took me out for, where we saw Jude Law in Waterstones in Hampstead, and he was like 'this' close to me (hands gesturing very small gap between them)

The birthday meal He is taking me for at the very posh restaurant tonight, as tomorrow is really a work day for me, so we celebrate tonight! The most exciting bit is that i am going to wear a dress!

...How lush!

Friday, January 12, 2007


The shower men coming to rewire and fix our shower finally! hurrah! And leaving the house tidy!

Spontaneous starbucks at Baker street with baby cuz Lise as she and some other Relay gals hit London and 'did' the Evangelical Library!

Truly brilliant time at youth group with them just being amazing and really engaging with the Bible!

Titus giving me his sweet handwritten note

Chill out and lots of fun at pizza night with our 'American family' - love them

...How lush!

Thursday, January 11, 2007


A relaxing early night

...How lush!

Wednesday, January 10, 2007


Getting back home to hubby

God's protection and comfort yet again through the night as it all kicks off with the police and ambulance AGAIN at Rosies! Remembering Sundays sermon - God is our refuge, shelter and strength.

...How lush!

Tuesday, January 09, 2007


Notes under the door

Sneaking off to the pub wit my crew

Getting the issue at stake in THE THING, and wishing the certain parachurch organisation would get it and remember why it was set up, and so let the church get on with it's mission, without putting it's own survival and territory marking before the church and the Gospel! But Knowing God is sovereign even when 'the good guys' try and limit His work and we are accountable to HIM. Raaaaaaaaaa

Jay Smith on Islam, inspiring!

The desire rekindled to go and plant a church devoted to student ministry in a city where there is yet none.

Seeing Kathryn's ROCKS!

...How lush!

Monday, January 08, 2007


Going on the CSM conference, la dee da dee da
Gonna see my hunnies, la dee da dee da!

...How lush!

Sunday, January 07, 2007


Back at church, with our Christian family, loving it!

Getting an amazing opportunity to sit and chat and try and help answer a searching soul's questions of Hell, Jesus and other religions, of truth, faith and heaven.

Ma students being back!

Excitement of being with 'the gang' tomorrow!!!! Til Tuesday afternoon!Yay!

...How lush!

Saturday, January 06, 2007


Sleeping for 12 and a half hours...disgusting! Love it!

Matt and I painting Maceys room turqoise, while dancing to the very funky White Chicks soundtrack! Fun fun fun!

...How lush!

Friday, January 05, 2007


Yuri surviving the freak book case accident!!!

Seeing all the kiddies again at youth group and having great love for them and desire that they know and love Christ as their Saviour

The anticipation of Ugly Betty - is it going to be compulsive viewing??

...How lush!

Thursday, January 04, 2007


Mummy's yummy Christmas cake, that she sent us back with

Getting back in contact with Jo Jo Bish

Starbucks with Alix, sharing how our Christmas and new year was

...How lush!

Wednesday, January 03, 2007


I can do sudoku well! Finally!

...How lush!

Tuesday, January 02, 2007


Honest challenging and encouragement with Abi before she left.

Sales shopping!

Lazy evening, contemplating starting a new year of gospel work tomorrow

...How lush!

Monday, January 01, 2007


Sleeping til lunchtime, staying in our PJ's til the afternoon, drinking hot beverages and watching Friends and our wedding video, laughing lots with Abi.

Going for a walk on the heath (along with the rest of the world!) and coffee at starbucks

Yummy dinner, champagne and Abi and I wetting ourselves at White chicks, with matt tutting intermittently!

Midnight secrets shared with Abi snuggling on her bed

...How lush!


Going to my old student church at Chessington, seeing dearly loved brothers and sisters again!

Having a brilliant new years eve with my lovely friends and husband at a restaurant in covent garden then trying avoid being herded like cattle like the thousands of people in the streets, trying to find the place to watch fireworks and managing to! Such a cool experience.

Gods protection AGAIN, at a very surreal and scary tube moment where we all thought we were about to die. Pondering afterwards that to be with Christ IS far better. Partying at Christina's til 3am! We've still got it in us!

The prospect of starting 2007, another year to love and serve God and others.

...How lush!