It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Christmas has always been about more than the presents under the tree and the lights on the streets. It is about family and friends around the table, it is about celebrating our faith and the gift of love and forgiveness from God. It is about the joy we share with every Carol sung. It is about the memories made over baking sweets and granny’s Christmas pudding. It is about every tradition from the past and every new tradition you create as you grow older.

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Why disappointment is actually good for you

People will disappoint you in life. Friendships you’ve had for years will fall apart. People you’ve looked up to will not always have your interest at heart. Strangers will not always be who they say they are. The loves of your life will change and often, you might even disappoint yourself with life choices and roads less taken. This will happen at home and at work.

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Broken but beautiful

Let’s be not okay together until we’re okay forever?

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Life Over Death

It’s been so long, I barely remember your voice anymore. It’s been so long, I’ve forgotten what it feels like to feel safe. It’s been so long, I barely miss your absence anymore. The emptiness has taken over your fullness in flesh. It’s been so long, I don’t know how I feel anymore.

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Happy Father’s Day, Mum!

Can a father be replaced? Never. But can he be outdone and beaten? Yes. Believe you me, his absence can be filled and not be missed as much with a mother like mine.

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Snakes & Ladders

Snakes and ladders. The game we’ve all grown up with. The game that never gets old. The game that gets you so engrossed that you actually fight to win. Yes, its just another board game but one with success and failure and risk. Synonymous with life, isn’t it? So often we reach the peak in…

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Wave Lengths

Life is like a boat ride and and with every wave comes a challenge. While that may go on, once you beat the waves and sail on you are in a state beyond on worldly definition. Imagine yourself facing a wave set to turn you over. You are overwhelmed by fear and excitement at the…

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Just Breathe

“On my last night on earth, I won’t look to the sky Just breathe in the air and blink in the light On my last night on earth, I’ll pay a high price To have no regrets and be done with my life.” When the noise dies out and the silence gets louder, it gets…

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However Long The Night, The Dawn Will Break

Bad things happen to everyone. Call it fate, call it life or call it destiny. We’re all bound to face bitter circumstances. It can’t always be a bed of roses right? But does one blow in our faces mean we should end our lives? I beg to differ! I once read that failure is an…

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My Living Prayer ~ All That I Hope To Be

You Are So Beautiful To Me For every woman, marriage is a dream Following which is another dream, that of motherhood From those very nine months to these 18 long years You bore with me, you stood by me, you lived for me, you lived with me Family means so much to everyone For me,…

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