A familiar fear

It creeps up on me again. ‘You’ve really done it This Time’.  Whispers close. Breathing and hissing out its venom. A voice I know too well and cannot ignore. Did I think I could break the habits of a lifetime? When life is littered with a trail of:  Unfinished projects  Dreams unfulfilled  Tasks to be …

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Slow but sure

If I tried to describe myself as an animal then I’d probably say I was more of a tortoise than a hare, though my mind has definite leaping, easily distracted hare-like tendencies. My life is, of necessity, lived in the Slow Lane and plodding on through the dense foliage ahead of me, barely able to …

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Word power

What does it mean to communicate? We probably think we have the answer in the myriad ways in which we carry out this activity. But do we stop and consider if our words and messages match our hearts, thoughts, or intentions? Are we communicating to bring clarity, purpose, hope and meaning to one another?  Much …

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Love hurts

Appearances can be deceptive. From the outside our lives and loves can look blissful, but┬áinside they may be slowly dying. To love is to live as God intended. Love can bring us the deepest joy or most searing pain – sometimes both together. The lyrics below show how fragile love can be and how easily …

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