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Category Archives: wounds
The worry stone
Poor little Zoë faced her first major rejection today at school. This evening she struggled to fall asleep because she was worried the same thing would happen tomorrow. We talked about it. We prayed about it. But she still felt sad, and my mummy heart was hurting for her. Then came the idea. I grabbedContinue reading “The worry stone”
The day I fell out of a tree: moving on from past wounds
Can you look back to a time in your life when a painful event opened a wound that has never quite closed?
This one’s for you!
Feeling all wrung out? Self care for emotional sponges
‘Mummy, it really hurts me in my tummy when other people are sad’
Zoë’s wee eyes filled up out of the blue earlier…
Dealing with disappointment: When things don’t turn out as you hoped.
Sometimes things just don’t end up the way we want them to. When expectations are not met, disappointment rears its ugly head. When our hopes and dreams are out of line with reality, we are forced to admit we didn’t get something we wanted. So many of us are experiencing disappointment at the moment. 🌱DisappointmentContinue reading “Dealing with disappointment: When things don’t turn out as you hoped.”
Can we stop pretending, please? Where denial helps us and when it starts to hurt us
I don’t know if any of you have read the news reports about the Coronavirus parties that people have been holding to challenge the reality that COVID-19 is, in fact, ‘real.’ Some of the stories of the consequences of reckless and irresponsible actions have been totally heartbreaking.
Glitter, Mud, and Wet Cement: the footprints we leave behind
‘Human hearts are like wet cement- how you treat them will leave a lasting impression.’
In times of disaster, look for the helpers
When disaster strikes, look for the helpers. And watch them light up the dark.