Pardon my Poetry

Writing this I feel numb. The words I write don’t seem to come. Watching loved ones suffer some more, I am tempted to close the door. Lock it shut. Lock it tight. I don’t have the strength to stand and fight. The tears roll down, I just don’t care. I feel guilty as they share. […]

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Hope in a Heatwave

I love soothing Sunday moments. A quiet time of respite for the soul. This Sunday brought a welcome break from the darkness that I have encountered in the headlines this week. There was a baptism at church and the words spoken by the guy who got baptised moved me deeply. His wife’s faithful witness over […]

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Real Love in the face of hate.

It’s a mad world. The digital age has made it possible to access news like never before. Sadly, a lot of the news that I digest digitally is bleak. Football hooliganism, the death of YouTube sensation Christina Grimmie, the Orlando shooting at the LGBT nightclub, Westboro Baptist Church spilling out hate in response to the […]

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Rend To Revival

 I woke up to this headline (click to read it): People of no religion outnumber Christians in England and Wales The Church of England are thinking about this: Today we remember brothers John and Charles Wesley, Evangelists and Hymn Writers who are known for leading the Methodist revival (1/3) — Church of England (@c_of_e) May […]

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The Higher Way Code

This series on my blog will examine The Highway Code in a unique and fun way. It borrows some of the signs and signals found in the driver’s bible ‘The Highway Code’ and it will twist them in a lighthearted way to examine this road map we call life. I have chosen to call it […]

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Scars

I write this post with a heavy heart. Speaking to someone close to me, I listened to the hurts, the struggles, the frustrations, the pain that they have been experiencing. They have become weary, close to giving up and overcome with a sense of hopelessness. The many situations they face on a daily basis has […]

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Lessons from a Shape Sorter

Most of us would have played with a shape sorter at some point in our lives. As tiny tots we tried to push the different shapes into the holes. We gradually noticed that there was one shape for one hole. Trial and error helped us to figure that out. As my 24th birthday approaches, I […]

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