Faith

Finding me

All I have ever wanted is to belong. Isn't that what we all want? I grew up surrounded by abusive relationships, marriage breakdowns and bitter individuals. I have seen families torn apart by anger that was incited decades ago. I was fought over in the courts. I have never known, nor perhaps ever will know… Continue reading Finding me

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Parenting

Why first days break hearts

This week social media has been awash with smiling cherubic faces proudly wearing their school uniforms, and behind most camera lens is a misty-eyed parent. Walking my son to school for his very first morning was more than a tad emotional' his little knees peeping out beneath his freshly ironed shorts and his chubby little… Continue reading Why first days break hearts

Faith, Parenting

Learn the unforced rhythm of grace

  The words appeared to jump off the page straight into my heart. The impact was so physically felt that I had to sit down as I steadied myself for the realisation that I am HIS. And I will be your Father, and you will be my sons and daughters 2 Corinthians 6:18 The truth… Continue reading Learn the unforced rhythm of grace

Faith, Parenting

Are we ever really ready for parenthood?

If someone had told me what motherhood was really like I wonder if I would have gone through with it. Now don't get me wrong,  I adore my sons and I would not part with them for all the world, however I don't think I was entirely prepared for parenting. I am not talking about… Continue reading Are we ever really ready for parenthood?