I am ‘Mum’ to three amazing biological children. Sir J, aged 14, Lady M aged 12 and Little Miss 7. You can stop pulling that face, these are not their real names, just how I refer to them in order to respect their future online identity and privacy.Read More
I want to succeed. And if I can’t succeed, if I really truly must fail, then I at least want to succeed at failure, failing gracefully and all that jazz.
I want to be the most graceful failure that has ever failed in the history of failings. This is a problem.
I think, talk and write about love and grace an awful lot. These two forces have seeped into everything I do, and they’ve needed to, without them I’d quite literally be dead. Actually, to say ‘everything I do’, would not be entirely accurate…Read More
A week ago whilst driving, I spotted this bird’s nest constructed high in the upper branches of a tall tree.
Today I returned to snap this pic.
The weather this week has been temperamental, rainy and ferociously windy. Yet despite its precarious position, this nest has held firm, and presuming they still return to it, remains a safe haven for the creatures who built it.Read More
“Oh, she’s not a Christian? But she’s so lovely, a beautiful spirit, what a waste.”
“They’re married and fertile, but they don’t want kids? Wow, how selfish. What a waste.”Read More
I recently witnessed a social media interaction, that looked to be a triumphant and encouraging celebration of enlightenment…
A young woman, new in her Christian journey, who for the most part, goes largely unnoticed online, had posted a status regarding a certain behaviour she’d been engaged in. She declared that she’d received new revelation of how damaging this behaviour was, and then publicly renounced it, and encouraged others to do the same.
In turn, she was rewarded with multiple virtual thumb’s up, and comments of encouragement from other well-meaning Christians.
Oh young girls, handing out condemnation as casually as you would a business card, if only you saw the pain held within the heart that stands before you.Read More