life and faith

Pass the band-aid

  Whether a band-aid (plaster) is boring brown, hygienic white, blue, multi-hued or patterned with comic book figures, they’re a staple in most family first-aid boxes. Just the job for minor cuts and scrapes. Deep wounds or profuse bleeding require different treatment, usually from a health practitioner and in a hospital …
life and faith poetry

Wishing

Welcome to a time of thoughts and reflections. If you have been reading my blog for a while you will know that I am a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) who tries to be her authentic self in an attempt to stay real. First, an apology for the preponderance …
life and faith

Reaching out a hand

Today I want to share with you how much a book has influenced me in ways I couldn’t have imagined. Everything we read exerts an influence on us, for good or ill, and leaves us changed – albeit imperceptibly. Books certainly have the ability to take us into ‘Another world’. Particular books stay …
life and faith poetry

Me and my shadow

Hi, Hope your week is going according to plan. I find very little does in my world. For instance, this blog entry was going to be a time for sharing autumnal thoughts – a nice, light, poetic break from the rather heavy issues I seem to have been covering recently. …
life and faith poetry

I wanted to..but

Hi, How is your day going? I hope it is going well. This has been a week of challenge for me. I have been brought (rather uncomfortably) face to face with several of my weaknesses. I’ve wished for different. Not only do I have an ongoing daily battle with my …