Remember this post? In which I discuss my mission to buy a new diary?
Well, by way of saying well done for completing my degree, my lovely and amazing church wanted to get me a gift. They asked if there was something that would help me either personally or in my ministry, and I racked my brains. I could have taken the easy option of a cheque and spend it on some clothes or something but I wanted to ask for something that I could look at and always remember that my church gave it to me personally.
By sheer coincidence, Mrs M tweeted a link to a beautiful Filofax she was crushing on, and that got me thinking. I have wanted a Filofax for ages, but they are quite expensive. However this one was so pretty. I know I had already bought a diary but I figured this was as good a chance as any to get a really pretty and functional organiser. I also completely rely on having a diary at home and at work so it met the criteria of being both personal and ministerial. I apologised profusely to Mrs M for stealing her heart's desire (she was very gracious) and sent the link off to my line manager.
The following Sunday I was presented with my beautiful new Filofax and a lovely bunch of flowers...
|Be still my beating heart....|
And Mrs M, if you are reading, thank you for the recommendation and I really am very sorry!