2018 · anxiety · Christianity · Church · depression · Faith · God · sufferer

Why Does God…

I was asked an interesting question last week, I won't say who asked me the question but I will tell you what the question was: Why does God allow you, and many others, to have mental health problems? Good question, right? And I had to try and come up with an answer. Something was telling… Continue reading Why Does God…

2018 · Bible · Christianity · Church · Faith · God · God's love · Holy Spirit · Jesus

Learning to…

Part of my job (well, okay, all of my job) is being in lessons and helping the students to access the lesson to their full potential. Today, as I do every other Monday, I was in a Year 8 RE lesson where the lesson title was 'What is Christianity?' I remember these lessons well from… Continue reading Learning to…

2018 · family · friends · God · Relationships

To My (Un-Official) Adoptive Parents

To My (Un-Official) Adoptive Parents, Here's something I want to say. I could never get the courage to speak the words to your face no matter how many times I rehearsed the lines in my head. As I lie in bed trying to get to sleep as the world around me feels bleak, tears well… Continue reading To My (Un-Official) Adoptive Parents

2017 · Christianity · Church · Faith · friends · God · God's love · reflection · student · thankful · Travel

Visiting my Happy Place

Everyone has a happy place. A place that they can visit in their minds eye when the world seems bleak, when there is no light in the darkness, when all they want is for the sky to collapse on top of them. Sometimes, we visit our happy place when we ourselves are indeed happy. This… Continue reading Visiting my Happy Place

2017 · Bible · Christianity · Church · Faith · God · God's love · Holy Spirit · Jesus · Worship

The Need for a Tangent Flag

There are a couple of things I could write about today. I could write about leading a Bible study (something I did yesterday) or I could write about how just one person can make a seemingly terrible day become okay again. In reality, I know I will probably not write about either of these topics… Continue reading The Need for a Tangent Flag