Tag: marriage

life and faith

Accepting a proposal

A handsome man proposed to me at the weekend. We sat in a public place with voices murmuring in the background, glasses chinking and food being heartily consumed by ravenous folk around us. We’d hope to join them in eating here but the long delay for food meant we sat …
life and faith

Lifting the lid on sex and sickness

 Ever since I’ve been blogging I’ve tried to stay faithful to the message I believe God has given me to share. Sometimes that can make me uncomfortable. My natural desire, yearning really, is to be bright, chatty, light and encouraging. But, more often than not, I’ve been asked to go deep, …
life and faith living with M.E

When you need a hero

Don’t we all need a hero/heroine to look up to? Didn’t Bonnie Tyler make us all yearn for one? Someone who has made tracks in snow while we tread careful in their footprints. Someone who makes us sigh with aspiration…if only… we could look/act/be like them.If you asked who inspires …
life and faith

Celebrating a man and a marriage

Nobody really knows the inside story of a relationship apart from the two people involved in it. Our marriage certainly didn’t look like a marriage made in heaven from the outset. I had a troubled, dysfunctional childhood, my parents were divorced and my future mother-in-law clearly disapproved of her son’s choice. We …

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