The time has come, the walrus said ..............................
After less than 4 hours sleep last night I am up and dressed with my breakfast on one side and my cup of tea on the other. The only problem with Pembrokeshire is that it takes so long to get anywhere. We are leaving here at 9.30 a.m. so that ultimately I can catch a flight that leaves at 9.00 p.m.!
It is hard to believe all that has happened since I spoke out on the 4th May that I wanted to minister to young mums. The love that has been shown by people I have never met, people I hardly know, friends of friends and of course those I do know has been so humbling and has brought me to tears. Now is the time to put it all in to practice.
Yesterday morning we were prayed for and sent out by the church and I was even prayed for by a lovely lady from Durban - it seemed that God had brought her here on holiday "for such a time as this".
Right now I am nervous about the journey but filled with excitement about meeting Pat and her family and all the team.
A very dear friend sent me this at the weekend and I think it deserves a wider audience.
The Volunteers' Prayer
Lord may you smile upon me That I with an open heart give My time and help my fellow man By doing what I can, with love Lord may you be pleased with me And let me be aware To not judge others But to feel joy in giving care Lord let me always know That each little act of kindness And the small tasks I do Are acts of grand proportions And are reflections of you Thank you Lord for letting me have In my heart, soul and mind The wisdom and the knowledge Of the power of being kind And thank you for the opportunity that I encounter every day To give my smile or kind word To empower anothers' way For we are all linked to each other And with your grace from heaven above Guide me to follow your footsteps And shine through my heart and life your love.