As I said earlier, I've been lower in energy since our holiday in mid-June - although the reduced energy is carrying on so long it may be simply because of winter, rather than the holiday. The last 2-3 weeks, though, I've been much less frustrated about it all - I've been mostly content, albeit punctuated with the odd patches of extreme panic!
One thing that has made a huge difference is a 'breath prayer' I've been praying. If I wake in the middle of the night and can't sleep, I start saying "You are the true vine, help me to rest in You." If I find myself fretting during the day, I do the same. God has used this to really transform my attitude :-)
Monday, 27 July 2020
Saturday, 4 July 2020
A few weeks back, Martin had two weeks off. We spent the first week staying with his Aunty and Uncle in Te Aroha. They borrowed bikes for us to use down there and, on Martin's birthday, we rode from Waikino to Paeroa (through the Karangahake Gorge) on the Hauraki Rail Trail. It was about 14km, broadly downhill, and we meandered through it over about 2.5 hours.
|About to start. Unfortunately the stunning weather didn't hold, and it was foggy from a bit before the gorge through to the end.|
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