Expressions of Grief


** Trigger warning: this blog post contains themes of bereavement and grief, death and children & baby loss ** I have been involved in funeral ministry for a number of years now and I am privileged to be alongside families in their raw grief when they mourn the loss of loved ones. I’ve witnessed the …

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PamBook – 24th February


Today is… 24th February What I’ve been up to today… I went out for some exercise, yay! I have been working really hard towards an assignment for a little while, and what with one thing and another I have not been able to go out and indulge in my favourite exercise, cycling. I have been …

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Not “Mush” Room on the Mushy Cloud Today!


It has been a long day on the Mushy Cloud today so no long post to share with you today. I've just submitted my ante-pre-penultimate essay for college towards my vicar badge and after doing a tonne of reading, writing over 40 pages of notes, handwriting 4500 words, typing them up and then editing them …

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View from the PamCam: Assignment Deadline Looming!


This is the view from the PamCam earlier today. I have an assignment deadline looming and so my work space is full of paper. From left to right - you can see Spotify on one of my screens, playing what is supposed to be "helpful" music to aid concentration. I needed it today because the …

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Come and See


How has your faith journey shaped your life? How would you invite others to "come and see" your faith in action? #LiveLent #Christianity

Resting


We ask need to take a rest now and again, and today is a rest day on the Mushy Cloud. See you back here tomorrow!

Friday, Friday


I've had a bit of a frustrating day today. I have been working on an assignment for college all week and have been doing tonnes of reading in research for it, and today has been "writing" day. It has been frustrating though because even though I have a fair idea of what it is I …

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Stories


I love stories. I love reading them, writing them, telling them, watching them, repeating them, hearing them, being in them. Everything about stories fascinates and delights me. I love stories so much that I studied the art of telling stories at a higher level, and I am working on my first novel as we speak. …

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Ash Wednesday


Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. What is Ash Wednesday, then? Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent in the Western Christian calendar. It marks the start of the 40 days of preparation ahead of the Easter celebrations, and it is a time that commemorates the time that Jesus spent in …

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Shrove Tuesday


Today is Shrove Tuesday, the last day before Lent begins in the Western Christian calendar. It's a day that traditionally is marked by the consumption of excess fats from the cupboard ahead of the strict and austere Lenten fasting that Christians would make in preparation for Easter. For many, that would mean making and eating …

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