Yesterday evening I enjoyed a lovely meal with a group of girlfriends I hadn't seen for a while. On previous such occasions the main focus of our conversation would be about the personal details of our lives "how are the kids doing?", "Where are you going on holiday?", that type of stuff. But last night... Continue Reading →
Like water to a thirsty soul…
'When you come to a fork in the road, take it' Yogi Brennan. This brilliant, pithy piece of wisdom has been hugely sustaining for me over the last week or so. I only came across it last week on a retreat day but it seems to sum up much of the journey I have been... 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 →