Tag Archives: pain

Not A Joke.

Trigger warning: mention of child abuse A few words about Trump and the way he treats women. Honestly, I’d rather talk this out with someone, but there isn’t anyone just now. I’ve been needing to talk for quite a few … Continue reading

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Fall Apart/ Please

Nayyirah Waheed, “Dam”

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And Here You Are, Making Gold Out Of It

The World gives you so much pain and here you are making Gold out of it | Rupi Kaur via — Intentionally Marie

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Accepting the Painful Ordinary

This is a bit of a “Drop the Thought” post. This is me living Saturday night that leads to Sunday night that leads to going to work Monday morning. Most weeks a rising curve of anxiety. So, soothing self-talk starts: it’ll … Continue reading

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Please Sign: Open Letter in Support of LGBTI members to the Archbishops of the Anglican Communion

Members of any denomination are encouraged to add their signature to an open letter to the Archbishops of Canterbury and York in support of LGBTI members of the Anglican Communion – you’ll find the letter and the opportunity to sign … Continue reading

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Silent Night

I’m not sure the way Advent and Christmas are usually celebrated is much to my liking… It’s all about words like “falalalala” and  “glooo-ho-ho-ho-ho-ho-hooo-ho-ho-ho-ho-ho-hooo-ho-ho-ho-ho-ho-hoooria” (come on, you can do it…), and inevitably, the realities of our lives will clash with the … Continue reading

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God, Hear My Prayer

I got a letter from my father today. Instant dread sinking into me when I noticed the handwriting on the envelope. Could be my grandma, could be him. Very similar style. I closed my room door behind me to open it, … Continue reading

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Let Yourself Heal

Another wonderful creation from Motivating Giraffe. Read her words too…

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Fathers

What would a good father be like? It’s not just me who has asked this question before. There seem to be many troubled fathers all over who trouble their children…  After my last post, I asked again. And maybe this … Continue reading

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Fear and Wonder

I’m having a bit of a tough day today; spending time thinking about very personal and rather painful things with my counsellor, and wondering how I will digest it all. One thing I can do is give thanks for all … Continue reading

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