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
There are two things that I could write about today, and they are both of equal importance; or at least to my brain they are. I want to write about both but I don't know whether to write one today and leave the other for Monday or to cause chaos and write two blogs into… Continue reading Two in One
Today comes to you from a place of great happiness yet also a place of great sadness. A place of great excitement but a place of loss. Tonight, as we did four years ago, we had a farewell meal for the Hughes going off to uni - only this time, it's not me. Tomorrow morning,… Continue reading Flying the Nest
Over the past few days, I've found myself thinking a lot about family. My biological family, my church family, my uni family - just family. I don't know why my brain has decided for this to be at the forefront of my mind but as I was eating dinner just now, I felt compelled to… Continue reading Blood Doesn’t Make You Family
I’d like to tell you a story. A tale that has taken a long time to find it’s ending, but with its ending sparks a new beginning. No, I’m not talking about my journey to faith. No, I’m not talking about starting the university walk. I’m talking about something much more important, much more difficult. Much more personal.