Last week a good friend of mine lost a good friend. He was a relatively young man who cancer stole away. Away from his relatively new wife and a future many of us think, mistakenly, is guaranteed. I didn’t know my friend’s friend, but I saw the sadness in his face as he told me … More Why I light a candle.
This letter writer wishes to remain anonymous. The very brave and strong writer shares a lifetime of anxiety, depression and at times self harm. They write this from the viewpoint of hope. This is a quite a long letter which had me hooked from the start. It is a letter which I believe could be … More Series of letters. Letter 15
It is that time of year, when we look back, analyse and wonder. When we look forward, dream and plan. What a year 2013 has been. In some ways it was a magical time. Imagine this time last year I had never written publicly. I didn’t know what a blog was, and my outlet for … More That was the year that was.
What do you do, when every day it seems, that life is raining on you? Day after day, no sun shines. The world is filled with grey skies, and the darkness of night comes early. For weeks you wake up thinking, today the sun might shine, only to discover, that another storm has come, and … More A post from the shore to a friend in rough seas.
Today you woke up as usual ready to greet another day. For most or you today will not be one you will ever recall. For us we will never forget it. As I sit here an amazing journey is beginning. Somewhere many miles away in the United States, a young woman is leaving her home … More Today is THE day.