I sat in my garden yesterday. The sun shone brightly. The temperature soared. I looked around at all the colours of the flowers and thanked God for my sanctuary. It was beautiful, peaceful, glorious sunshine and I felt wonderful! I thanked God that there are so many shades of green, varieties of plant, so many colours and different wildlife. Amongst others, we have Great Tits, Sparrows, Chaffinches, Blackbirds, Robins and, of course, some less desirables such as pigeons.
As a child, waiting for birthdays and Christmas seems to take an eternity, and I'm sure we've all cried out, as well as being asked, "Are we nearly there yet?" on a journey. I have been in many situations where I've been watching the clock ticking second by second; each second taking hours; the minute hand barely moving at all, and don't get me started on the hour hand! Conversely that second hand, I'm sure, skipped several beats and sent the hour hand racing by, and I lose s
What about religion? Does it play a part in our healing process/mindset? Apart from anything else, faith builds a community, groups you can join (even if you don't believe or are not sure). As a Christian, I believe it does, however, I also believe that sometimes it makes it harder. Let me re-phrase that a bit. Sometimes other Christians make it worse rather than the faith itself. I cannot speak on behalf of other faiths, agnostics and atheists, but I can speak as a Chris