Because we can’t feed ourselves

By May 24, 2017 Blog

Guest post from Glen.. A minister friend of mine told me yesterday of the home communions he’d been doing. The people he visited were so incapacitated, not only could they not come to church, they could not feed themselves. So my friend fed them, saying, The body of our Lord Jesus Christ which was given for you preserve your body and soul to everlasting life. Take and eat this in remembrance that Christ died for you and feed on him in your …Read More

Guest Post: Failed, Fruitless, Fed up

By April 11, 2013 Blog

Guest post from Glen.. If Jesus ever caught up with you, what do you think He’d say? Imagine that you haven’t led the purest life in the world. Imagine, for a second, that you have sins in your life. And they’re not just a part of your past, they’re a part of your present.  You haven’t been the perfect father, mother, son, daughter, friend, employer, employee, citizen, Christian. You’ve failed. But you’re not just failed, you’re also fruitless… not  fulfilling …Read More

Endings and Beginnings

By December 31, 2012 Blog

Hello lovelies Sorry for the long blog break – me and Mr Norovirus have been shacked up together for the past few days.  I’ve tried to end it, but he’s like, insanely jealous. Thank you so much for your support this year – for reading and commenting and praying and encouraging – and everything.  It’s meant a massive amount. Here’s some snippets from 2012; Most Commented: 1. Not Fine 2. Can you help? 3. Feeling ‘fat’ 4. True story 5. Is anyone …Read More

A New Name on eBook/Kindle

By December 22, 2012 Blog

A New Name is now available on eBook and Kindle. Last minute Christmas gift? Go here…   Share…

Love in the Darkness

By December 20, 2012 Blog

I’ve talked a lot about my struggles.  But without my husband, I wouldn’t be here. For today’s post, I’ve asked Glen for his experience – and for what has helped him in the bleakest times.  He writes: We have had an incredible marriage and I thank God for Emma constantly. We celebrate our ten year anniversary next year but have faced many battles including eating disorders and depression. Through it all I’d say our marriage is strong, deep and rich and I wouldn’t change …Read More

Radio Interview

By December 13, 2012 Blog

Here’s the interview I did with UCB (in case you missed the logo). It’s 45 mins and is basically my testimony and some thoughts on eating disorders and how the church can help.  Download here Share…

Pay it Back?

By November 25, 2012 Blog

Glen here. This morning I was a visiting speaker up the road.  “We’re really looking forward to the Beatitudes!” they enthused. “I love the Beatitudes!” I said.  “Who’ll be preaching them?” “We thought you were!” Oh.  No-one told me.  I’d brought a another sermon to preach.  And that’s essentially what I spoke on, but I couldn’t resist giving them something on the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-10).  Here it is in a nutshell: the Christian life is not about payback! The Beatitudes are 8 blessings …Read More

Pastoral Care IS Evangelism: Guest Post

By November 9, 2012 Blog

Glen here… Picture an evangelist.  What are you imagining?  Perhaps a motor-mouth with the enthusiasm of a labrador pup, the skin of a rhinoceros’s hide, the social skills of a barge pole and the patter of a “Phones 4 U” sales rep. Now picture a pastoral carer.  What are the images now?  Surely it’s endless cups of tea, frowns of concern, shoulders squeezed and pained benedictions: “Aw bless” they say with an empathy perilously close to patronising. In the popular …Read More

Self-Talk

By May 24, 2012 Blog

Two examples of self-talk: (sorry, some swearing in both)   Share…

Yet More Claws Out For Santy

By December 22, 2011 Blog

Here’s hubby in full flow… Share…