It’s an Argentine Tango, not a Viennese Waltz

One of the advantages of living in a house full of ladies has been Strictly Come Dancing. Over the years of watching the show, right from the first series in 2004, our little girl would jump up and down in excitement. Now she is 17, and I’ve a growing appreciation for the art form. The Foxtrot, the Lindy Hop & the American Smooth. Who can forget Austin Healey’s Pasa Doble or Chris & Ola’s Charleston?  Until today I had a few days when I felt progressively better each day. In my mind I felt like I was in a Viennese … Continue reading It’s an Argentine Tango, not a Viennese Waltz

Busy doing nothing

What does it teach me to be doing nothing? Since I’ve been laid aside it’s caused me to really think through what life is about. I’m going slightly insane sat at home, inactive.  Our society has embedded the ideas of the Protestant Work Ethic so completely in the culture. Our value as human beings is shown in what we do. Think that’s not quite right? Well let’s look at the words we use for those who are not active in producing stuff. Dis-abled. Invalid.  We in the church preach that God values us as we are, not for what we … Continue reading Busy doing nothing