About Parenthood, Exploring Faith, Grief and Loss

The Waiting Game

I will fear no evil, for you are with me. Psalm 23 Such a simple phrase and so easy to say but Oh so very difficult to put into practice. Each time I contact my sister to get updates on my young nephew in ICU my heart feels like it is being squeezed tight and all… Continue reading The Waiting Game

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Exploring Faith

Deep despair, deeper grace.

There are some nights when sleep eludes me and the thoughts of all I've left undone enlarge themselves until the pressure of their weight heats me up to the point that I have to throw off my bedclothes. Then in the bathroom I run the cold tap 'til it's icy and drink straight from the spout. Last… Continue reading Deep despair, deeper grace.

Europe

You know it’s Winter in Ireland When…

...it's raining? Haha you funny person you 😀 Seriously, it may be hard to tell - here the difference between summer and winter is only about 8° C so the variation between the two seasons, for some hardy folk, means wearing a jumper over your t-shirt on the odd day. So I think I'm finally becoming Irish… Continue reading You know it’s Winter in Ireland When…