I am the wife of a very talented musician who takes me around the world in pursuit of excellence. Mama to Jakob, Audrey and Ella, who just happens to have Down Syndrome.
And an aspiring disciple of Jesus, defender of the oppressed, writer, graphic designer and photographer.
I write and speak on navigating through the fog of life…you know, when things don’t go exactly as planned and am fuelled by a passion to amplify the voices of those on the margins…
oh, and coffee…lots of coffee.
We leave so little time to nurture and be nurtured. This morning, I woke up in the Lake District, light filling my bedroom despite the early hour; Byron, my Brittany-Collie cross was ready to get outside and explore. And rightfully […]
The quiet of the morning is rattled by her snoring. That’s okay though, it assures me she is alive. Do you remember the first lockdown? Here in the UK, the streets were quiet. Perhaps quieter than they have been for […]
I sit down to write and the words don’t come. The confines of this small space of sacred time stifles my creativity while the stress of life leaves me numb. It’s like the mind going into a comatose state in […]
We all manage and process grief differently. Lately, I feel that I have been surrounded by grief. There is the grief that I wrestle with in my soul: a grief triggered by exhaustion and the loss of joy. It is […]
She reaches for her journal… 1 September Last night I fought with God. The call was a heavy burden. It would be easy to abandon the call. Or perhaps “easy” is not the right word…attractive. 1 OctoberWe continue to seek God’s […]