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Mental health

To my strong, exhausted friend.

By On 16th August 2017

Dear you, I see you. … You cover it well, but I know how tired you are. Pretending you are coping, painting on a bright smile and saying ‘everything is fine’. Worn out from hiding the effort it is taking you to get through each day. You rarely let your guard down. Occasionally I glimpse, past the work, the relentless…

faith

For anyone who has ever had questions about their faith.

By On 28th November 2016

I struggle to articulate the discoveries I have been making about my faith, in part because what I believe cannot easily be squeezed into language. It cannot be condensed and compressed into words, black and white on the page. I am only ever able to scratch the surface, if I am lucky. Even if I had all the time in the world I would…

Family

In loving memory.

By On 26th September 2016

I haven’t written for a few days. Life kind of took over. Sometimes best laid plans have to be put to one side to deal with the important stuff of real life. Last Thursday was my 37th birthday. It was a fine day, I caught up with a few friends, and received some lovely gifts. Last Thursday was also the…