on saying yes, new adventures and being stretched

The trouble with choosing faith instead of fear for 2016, is I am saying 'yes', to all sorts of new adventures and ideas. To be clear these are things I would never before dreamed of saying 'yes' to. Or I would at least take three weeks to agonise over, before hesitantly replying, 'yes, if you think … Continue reading on saying yes, new adventures and being stretched

The things I do to avoid writing

There is a strange tension in writing this book. See the topic is grief. It involves delving into the hard stuff. It is not easy to write. When I do get words on paper it is inevitably draining. Naturally this means I often find myself in creative procrastination, in order to avoid being emotionally battered by what … Continue reading The things I do to avoid writing

fear or faith – choosing to make mistakes

I have a fear of making mistakes. As a third culture kid, moving to a new country every three years, I got very good at figuring out the culture and the expectations. And in constantly differing school environments, I also learnt very quickly the cost of making mistakes. A mistake pretty much set me up … Continue reading fear or faith – choosing to make mistakes