Sometimes I am tempted to think of my life as a filing cabinet. There are just so many compartments in my mind. At the start of every week I write three lists over a double page spread in my notebook. On the left hand side I have a whole page under the heading CHURCH (which... Continue Reading →
Still learning to Swim
I have recently learnt to swim... again.I guess I must have learnt when I was very small because I have loads of memories of swimming but none whatsoever of actually being taught to swim, which probably explains why I was never very good. Terror of being underwater isn't exactly an asset for successful swimming and had,... Continue Reading →
Can a ‘bad’ feeling lead you to a ‘good’ action?
Christians have a hard time admitting 'bad' feelings. Mention 'anger', 'sadness', 'fear', 'worry' or 'envy' and eyes start to glaze over with a readiness to deny all. Fearful of sin, many have believed that it is better to deny these feelings any place in our lives. So instead of acknowledging them, confessing them or allowing... Continue Reading →