Play yourself into the reality of your dreams

Creativity is one of those things we often get into a bit of a muddle about. We assume that there are ‘those creative people’ who can paint, sing, dance, act, sew, write music and novels or design, decorate and throw amazing themed parties as creative, but somehow neglect to place ourselves in that category. “Oh,…

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“So you’re just going to have fifteen children then are you?!?!?”

I hear this sort of a comment from many people, particularly Christians, when they hear that my husband and I don’t use contraception. Usually it’s accompanied by an incredulous and pitiful look, strongly implying that we must be imbeciles/weirdos/out of date catholics/uneducated (pick your favourite),  followed by the comment that we obviously won’t be able…

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New year, new approach.

“Then the lion said — but I don’t know if it spoke — You will have to let me undress you. I was afraid of his claws, I can tell you, but I was pretty nearly desperate now. So I just lay flat down on my back to let him do it. “The very first…

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Creativity is not for the privileged few… it’s as vital as breathing.

Something I am deeply convinced of, is our cultural lack of respect for creativity in life, in education and in each other.  It really gets my blood pumping, because time and time again, I meet with attitudes and opinions which are totally contradictory to the truth of who we are and how we were designed.

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Words… Banter… Giving Life?

I am full of words. Ask anyone who knows me, I talk a lot. For a long time I thought that the more words I used the brighter and wiser people would think me, but I have been learning that this isn’t necessarily the case. Knowing when to speak and when to stay silent to…

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Choosing to seek His approval only…

I write this blog to share what God has put on my heart. Forgive me, as it’s a longer offering than usual. I don’t want to die a horrible death. I don’t know anyone who does. But I know that I will die and I know where I will spend eternity, so that doesn’t worry…

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