Category Archives: mindfulness

Under pressure

It is 9:00 am and I am sitting in my pj’s and writing, actually writing to stop myself from beating myself up, because today I had promised myself that I would get up in time to go for a swim, … Continue reading

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Dying and rising…

I am pondering the story of Lazarus ( John 11), not the part where he dies and is subsequently raised, but wondering what if felt like to be released from his grave clothes to a new chance at life. Did … Continue reading

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Let down?

I am not a stranger to telling people that it okay to be angry with God, that God is more than big enough to take our anger and frustrations, hurts and pains and more than able, and even willing to … Continue reading

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Life lessons…

Most people who read my blog will know that I am struggling with a severe bout of depression at the moment, this is not something I am trying to hide, nor am I ashamed of it, it simply is. I … Continue reading

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Wheat and weeds….

Yesterday, and about a week before I had blogged about living with depression, what it means for me, and how it feels. I hope that I wasn’t being too self indulgent or too self-centered, and I apologise if I was, … Continue reading

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Transforming a bad day… writing it out!

Today is a bad day, I wish I could tell you why, why I woke at 5am, with voices and accusations of the past echoing around my head, and why the lists of ought-to-do’s loom large in my mind. I … Continue reading

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Time for a change ( on loving myself)

I have made a decision today, and that decision is to put myself first, to say no more often, to take time out, and to ask myself what I want to do. I know that, that may sound selfish, but … Continue reading

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