Hi! I've been quiet for quite a while I know. In a bid to recoup some energy I had to make some changes. For longer than anticipated! Taking a reluctant break from writing my blog was one of them. Before taking the hiatus, I penned this piece for The Unchargeables website. And I'm excited to … Continue reading I’ve been discussing Loneliness over at ‘The Unchargeables’
Some images that have made me smile over the past few days. Daily Prompt ~ Photo Challenge. Thank you for stopping by. Have a blessed day. Penny ~ Hope found in M.E. Chosen tune 🎵👇 Jonathan McReynolds ~ Not Lucky, I'm Loved Click on the link for more bloggers Photo … Continue reading Midweek Smiles
I’ve very recently been watching a programme on the BBC – Pilgrimage - The Road To Santiago I was so heartened to see a programme on the subject of Christianity, involving a fairly open discussion. Especially during Lent. As a Christian myself, I often feel that we are an ever decreasing minority. So unsurprisingly, I was … Continue reading My Thoughts on Pilgrimage – The Road To Santiago
I'm the first to admit that the past few months have been a struggle, being on a setback plateau. Five months stuck at 'base camp', often 'bed camp'. A cosy place, but an occasional change of scenery is always welcome. But that has not been possible, and currently still isn't. Where ever I'm stuck, however, … Continue reading Help while stuck at ‘Base Camp’
How can this be? I will explain. It's all about the attitude I now have to my shower seat. It wasn't easy to begin with, but vastly improved following an unplanned run in with a bath bench. So, I'll begin. After a while of seriously struggling to shower. (It's still a serious struggle. But I'm … Continue reading My friend, the Shower Seat
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This is the first time I have reblogged a post from another blogger. It’s such a poignant post, I had too.
Reblogged from Called to Watch.
My mum has a chronic illness. She’s been sick for as long as I can remember. Mum, this letter is for you.
Dear Parent with a chronic illness,
You don’t have to say it aloud. I’ve read it in your sighs, your looks, your actions.
The confession. The apology.
My sickness has damaged the happiness of my child.
I, who brought them into the world, who had all these plans, these hopes – have been able to do one percent of all I dreamed.
I wasn’t the one to bake with them, to take them to the beach, to bushwalk, to laugh – someone else did these things, and sometimes, no one did them.
Am I a failure?
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