As I stood at the front of the church, I couldn’t help blinking a few times just to check that the scenario unfolding in front of me was actually happening. I even pinched myself for good measure. Ouch! YES, it was real! Continue reading
Just tell it like it is …
Ok, I admit it, I’ve become a little obsessed with social media and spend way too much time on twitter and facebook. Continue reading
Mind your language
I am wondering if I inadvertently slept through the traditional ‘Christianese’ lessons during Sunday school, or perhaps I was on holiday when the revision lesson was given at church!
However, I am guilty of coming out with the odd smattering of modern Christianese! Let me explain what I mean: Continue reading
A lasting legacy
Over the last few days, I have been outraged by the amount of media coverage given to a certain crass, visiting chef from England who appears to spend all his time abusing, berating and bullying unsuspecting individuals. Continue reading
It’s enough to make you sick!
My doctor was running an hour late for my scheduled appointment—not unusual in a busy practice. Having forgotten my book and not feeling a strong desire to flick through the crumpled, out-of-date gossip magazines, I found myself quietly observing the other ‘sick people’ in the waiting room: Continue reading
Two days ago I visited Elia, my sponsored child in El Salvador and so I assumed that writing about it in my blog would be relatively easy. Instead, I am struggling to find the words to adequately express the conflicting emotions I have experienced since meeting her. Continue reading
Bom Jardim – Brazil
Social and emotional as well as economic poverty have a stranglehold on the people here. To walk outside your front door after dark is asking for ‘trouble’. Continue reading