Slowing Down Intentionally…

 Slowing Down Intentionally…   Throughout the past year I have learnt (albeit painfully) that resting and slowing down are not a sign of laziness or low motivation. It is also not a sin. As a mother of six, you can imagine that there isn’t a lot of sitting around in our household anyway. However, throughout my […]

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Feeling alone in a new world.

Feeling alone in a new world. Quote – Maya Angelou ‘I’ve learned people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did but people will never forget how you made them feel’. I heard a story the other day in church. A girl in her teens became aware of an overseas mission trip to […]

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When Anxiety Overwhelms…

When Anxiety Overwhelms… Some mornings I wake with a brick on my chest. I like to imagine it is a Pinterest type, rustic, recycled hand-made brick but nonetheless, it’s heavy. It also has a very close companion, quite possibly a bestie, called guilt. Brick and guilt are codependent and they hang around me every now […]

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The Girl on the Roof

The Girl on the Roof ‘All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone’ -Blaise Pascal- I wish I was the girl in the picture. She looks a bit like me with her long black hair and stringy limbs. She certainly looks like she wants to escape from the […]

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Why I Hate Running.

Why I Hate Running. Ten or so years ago, I fell in love. It came as a complete surprise to me. Each night as I set my alarm for 5.30am my stomach would do an excited little flip. Some mornings I even woke before my alarm. I was that in love. I adore new beginnings. […]

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