If you hang out on social media for any length of time, you’ll come across a variation on this supposedly simple rule. And I’d love to be able to say yeah, sure, it’s simple, why can’t people… but I know … Continue reading
various moments today when I cringed as I saw myself in the mirror – and I don’t mean physically: I mean seeing glimpses of the ugliness in my heart… hearing myself speak about other people in a voice full of … Continue reading
a good friend asked. she could see that I wasn’t ok, as a good friend can when they look at your face and see you’re close to tears. is there anything I can do, she asked. I said no, not … Continue reading
Come on in, I said, entry is free to anyone!
The cost of entry is far too high for some of us, he said.
I was talking about salvation through Jesus, but then thinking last night about this conversation I was reminded of that chocolate brownie I bought at a little bakery in Lincoln a few weeks ago. Let me take you there… Continue reading
It’s Monday and I’m tired and just look at the state of my nails… Somehow, looking at my oh so peeling nail polish just now, I felt like it’s a metaphor for my life: I am so so so full … Continue reading
I’m a natural born proofreader, and I love it when people ask for my help – acknowledging that they’re capable of typos just like the rest of the human race, instead of pretending they can manage just fine and get … Continue reading
Look at those Christians – they don’t practise what they preach, do they? Love your neighbour as you love yourself? Come on, nobody lives up to that… Exactly. I’m a Christian, and that right there is exactly the whole point … Continue reading
So eight days before Christmas I’m in church and there’s a sermon on Rahab the prostitute, who got the honour of being an ancestor of Jesus! and then we sing Oh Come All Ye Faithful and there’s this line about how Jesus “abhors not the virgin’s womb” and I’m thinking: ha! as if that’s a big deal… he put up with a lot worse Continue reading