I have an active daughter Who is: curious, feisty, expressive, adventurous, non-stop, constantly busy and a dancer (its as if she is in a Kate Bush video, but mashed up with Beyonce...its pretty damn great). And yes, I am tired...always tired. But that is in part because I don't get to bed early because of … Continue reading Yes she likes to move
I have just listened to Jen Hatmaker's podcast in which she interviews Austin Channing Brown-and it is challenging, it is a hard pill to swallow. It is about racial justice, about inclusion and equality. It could be easily dismissed with 'that's just the situation in America', we don't have the same problems here in the … Continue reading Integration
I watched in embarrassment/amusement/sadness, as my daughter leaned on the bare leg of a friend as she got herself up and then shocked by the feeling of smooth legs...she continued to stroke my friends leg for a while. I knew of course that she was unused to this sensation...because body maintenance was not top, or … Continue reading Body confident?
Earlier today I posted a message of solidarity with Ireland in regards to the referendum today. I am going to be honest and tell you I fretted about posting anything on the topic, and yet really wanted to share my support. I was worried because it is a complex issues with so many intricacies, and … Continue reading At the risk of being misunderstood
I am sat in my friends beautiful kitchen with a glass of wine and currently a sleeping baby...bliss. Lately, I have been pondering what it means to gather and what it means to be church. I am well aware many of you do not attend church, or believe in God for that matter. But you … Continue reading tick follows tock
The thin space between joy and pain, hope and fear, belonging and loneliness, health and unwell. This is not an easy line to try and keep the right side of. I ask myself is this 'depression' but then I don't feel low most of the time. Just when the tiredness gets too much, when my … Continue reading The line we try and hold