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life and faith living with M.E

The grass isn’t always greener

As Autumn segues into Winter all becomes bare, barren and bleak. Grass scrubby and yellow-patched, lifeless, worn and torn. Loosened leaves now drift disconsolately on the ground. Signs of death outweigh signs of life and vitality.  There is little inclination to look enviously upon our neighbour’s gardens as we may …
life and faith

Sinking but not sunk

Confession time today – I’m a bit of a hand-wash harridan. As a nurse, I spent more time than I care to count washing my hands at a sink. Those were the days before alcohol sprays and hand-sanitisers were prevalent. We washed and scrubbed as if our lives (or that …
life and faith

Out of my depth

Have you been out of your depth recently? I have. It is easy to feel swamped and overwhelmed. My tendency – even as an M.E sufferer – is to rush into things with both feet, arms flailing, legs akimbo. What I may lack in skill I more than make up for in enthusiasm …
life and faith poetry


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 …

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