Faith

Finding your voice

When you have been in a fight you walk differently. Your overstretched muscles are sore, your hands and face are bruised, your mind reeling and your body exhausted. The relentless onslaught all but took you out, and you hold on to the very walls you were thrown against just to steady yourself. Being pushed and… Continue reading Finding your voice

Faith, Parenting

Enjoy the view from the harbour

Nowadays we are always in such a rush. We simply cannot wait to be independent; as children we can't wait to walk, ride a bike, catch the bus┬áto school alone, to start secondary school, learn to drive... the list goes on and on. It is human nature to want to be independent, to learn new… Continue reading Enjoy the view from the harbour

Faith

The private pain of perfect people

    "This one is perfect!" My five year old exclaimed as he thrust a smooth round pebble in to my hand. We were combing the beach at Porlock, searching for pebbles that were completely round, completely smooth and completely uniform in colour.  As I examined his rather exceptional offering to my small collection, I couldn't… Continue reading The private pain of perfect people