Category Archives: forgiveness

In reverse

I feel like I am slipping backwards. The dejà vu of last week culminated yesterday with, ‘it wouldn’t faze me if you said you were getting married in six weeks; I’d be delighted for you’. My mother knows I have … Continue reading

Posted in church, disability, forgiveness, mental health, mental illness, plans, work | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jumble

The tolerance and kindness you have shown me has been vastly more than I could possibly have expected or hoped for. It could end there. The last substantive sentence of the message my ex-partner, ex-housemate, left with his father for … Continue reading

Posted in forgiveness, reasoning, ridicule | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Healing Steps

Be still for the power of the Lord Is moving in this place He comes to cleanse and heal To minister his grace No work too hard for him, in peace receive from him. Be still for the power of … Continue reading

Posted in church, faith, forgiveness, mental health, mental illness, prayer, trust | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Taize: The Desert Flower

When desertions, doubts, discouragements and the silences of God seem to cover everything, will you discern the desert flower? Frere Roger, And Your Deserts Shall  Flower, 1982 I am returned again from a week Taize, changed, refreshed, restored vis-a-vis the person who … Continue reading

Posted in character, church, disability, faith, forgiveness, mental health, mental illness, prayer, trust, work, worship | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Protected: Searching for the Bridge

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Posted in church, forgiveness, mental health, mental illness, trust

Core Strength

  When I was ushered to physiotherapy, first by my mother, and then by a guilt-ridden conscience unable to withstand the persistent pain in my knee any longer (and a *tad* perturbed by it), I was given exercises to do … Continue reading

Posted in church, faith, forgiveness, mental health, mental illness, prayer, trust | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Christe eleison

What do you want to say to Jesus today? https://t.co/ODiVcV43dI — Pray as you go (@prayasugo) January 20, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js I like ‘Pray as You Go’. The Twitter feed snippets are often an encouragement, or a challenge (or both) in … Continue reading

Posted in church, faith, forgiveness, mental health, mental illness, prayer, work, worship | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment