Tag Archives: trust

Laying down and lying down

A shorter and earlier post this week. One to note that I am heading for Taizé, so won’t post again for a while. To stop, and reflect on what I am taking with me, what I want to leave behind, … Continue reading

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Struggle

I’ve said it again. Again, I have noted that I am struggling. I hear my voice saying it, over and over in TC meetings. Struggling to understand protocol, struggling emotionally, struggling to stay in the room; ironically, struggling to speak. … Continue reading

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Hurdling

“I could feel the tears brimming and sloshing in me like water in a glass that is unsteady and too full.” Sylvia Plath The Bell Jar I hold back the tears. Again, and again and again. I feel their surge and … Continue reading

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Undercurrents

Riptides and undercurrents are dangerous. They’re why I stay in the yellow flags when I swim at sea.  In a recent trip to the coast, I found the September waves strong enough to knock me over, pull me under, before … Continue reading

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Breath of Light

I find it hard to calm down, to relax. To chill out. If there’s work to do, I find it nigh impossible to forget that it is there, and do anything else, until it is finished. The problem with this … Continue reading

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Survive Another Day

I’m at the end of another busy week. Or at the beginning of another one, if you prefer to  see things that way. Somehow, I have survived. I’ll say survived rather than lived, because working from moment-to-moment, task-to-task, bus-to-bus, in … Continue reading

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Protected: Broken Spirit

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