Proverbs 3:3-4

Photo by Designecologist from Pexels The same week my Dad died, I had been asked to speak for a small women’s gathering at our church. I was part of a team of four speakers. We were each given two verses out of Proverbs 3, and 8 minutes to speak. My verses were: Proverbs 3:3-4. The…

In Step with the Spirit (Part 2)

Me with my beautiful Nana in 2007 at my brother’s wedding. Part 1 of this post can be found here. When my Nana was dying my brother and sister and I kept vigil by her bed in the hospital for 3 days. It was 3 days of prayer. At one point as I repeated the…

Luca the Light Ranger (Part 1)

Luca hysterically playing the impromptu part of a renegade in the play The Ship That Never Was,  Strahan, Tasmania. My son Luca’s name means ‘bringer of light,’ and he does. He can lighten any situation. He has the gift of negotiation and a deep understanding of his and other’s humanity, plus he loves people enough…

You Remain

  Almost a year ago my Dad died.  I remember driving to the hospital the first time he got very sick, I remember being frightened of saying goodbye that day, I remember praying. I didn’t know what to pray. So I sang in tongues as I drove, my hands freezing on the wheel, my shoulders shaking….

I Am…… Not To Be Held Lightly.

Photo by Nina Uhlíková When I was a child I had a recurring nightmare. In the dream I was walking along a narrow stony precipice in the dark. On either side, the ground fell away steeply into an abyss. Beneath my feet were the kind of smooth stones that skip across water, when you throw them…

Keeping it real

God help me I… began in the shower. A washing. A cleansing. A complete shock to be honest. I was happily having my shower when God downloaded all the chapter headings for a book about sex into my brain. It was not a topic I had imagined myself writing about, so I said to God,…