Posts from November 2015

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Prayer is key …

by Daniels Den

Yesterday I went to St Albans Abbey to pray. What on earth has that got to do with Daniel’s Den you might ask? Good question. Everything and nothing is my reply. Having time out – time away – to pray and think is something that is proving to be essential for me, and subsequently Daniel’s […]

The French Connection

by Daniels Den

I had a tear in my eye on Tuesday night when I heard the French national anthem at Wembley Stadium. A former member of Daniel’s Den was there with her teenage daughter – proudly singing in her mother tongue. Alex came to Daniel’s Den years ago and her French accent could be heard well before […]

What’s in a name?

by Daniels Den

The original name for our group was ‘mothers and others’. This makes me cringe. Historically ‘mums and tots’ was a generic term understood by many. However, by its definition, it implies it’s a group for women only. Including ‘others’ seemed like a good idea at the time. Inclusive. So where did the name Daniel’s Den […]

Just do it!

by Daniels Den

Three little words. ‘Just do it’ was the response I received when I shared my initial idea of starting Daniel’s Den with a local pastor. ‘You have the vision, there is a need and you have the skills to make it happen, so just do it’. This was just what I needed to hear and […]