Sunday, 11 September 2016

Something blue


A few weeks ago I baptised a lovely little baby called Freddie and today when I returned from a few days away this card was waiting on the door mat.  It was from Freddie's mum thanking me for the care I take in such things and also thanking me for their wedding which I conducted four years ago.  Things like that warm my heart and make me rejoice that I am a (retired) vicar.


Seventy six years ago as this week my parents were married.  I know I've shared this photo before but I love it.  Things like that make me rejoice that I come from a loving family and had a secure childhood.

Yesterday I went to the wedding of a cousin's son.  I had to drive six hours each way to get there and I am now shattered.  However I just had to share with you this view of the bride's blue socks worn with her sparkly trainers.  Things like that just make me rejoice!!!!

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  1. The socks and the trainers were a real joy and certainly made me smile. So uplifting.

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  2. I love your parents' wedding photo! And I like the sparkly trainers with blue socks. My daughter wanted to wear flip flops and I told her no. I would have been only with the trainers! Here in Texas lots of brides wear cowboy boots! Very strange for this old lady to get her head around!

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    1. The previous week I had conducted a "themed" wedding and the bridesmaids wore wellington boots. I just thank the Lord that the bit I am looking at during the service looks OK.

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