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life and faith

Colouring within the lines

My life has failed to be a riotous whirl of colour. The corners creep out grey and edges are smudged and blurred. As a small child I was taught to colour carefully within the lines. Keep to borders and boundaries. Back in the day, that meant keeping to strict limitations …
life and faith

Let truth be told

Sometimes we have to face up to home-truths about ourselves that make us squirm and try to wriggle away with shame and embarrassment. I’m having one of those times. As I’ve gone through Advent my deepest desire has been to connect with God at heart level, sense the pulse of …
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. ┬áThere is little inclination to look enviously upon our neighbour’s gardens as we may …

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