I can be quite close to tears at the best of times but tearing up on the tube is a new one, even for me. I wasn’t reading, or watching an emotive clip of someone’s heartfelt altruism on Facebook, someone … Continue reading The Kindness of Strangers
When I read this post I kicked myself for not writing this sooner. The fact that God is not a genie has been in my mind for years. It’s been hard to write for reasons that will perhaps become clearer. … Continue reading God is not a genie
Last month I applied for a job I desperately wanted for a third time. The first time I didn’t know I wanted it. Second time, I narrowly lost out to my best friend, a worthy winner. Third time round, I … Continue reading Anticipating Disappointment
When I saw the title of this article, my heart sank. The article (worth a read before this) explores the ways there are of analysing and calculating the divorce rate, so far interesting to consider. The second part lists a series … Continue reading Whose marriage is at risk of divorce?
You marry; confident it’s forever. The wedding day was simply the beginning of the rest of your life. It turns out that divorced or married, your life is never so clear cut as to be mapped out from one event. Maybe … Continue reading A-Z of Divorce: M…is for Marriage
Say the word ‘Mary’ and the phrase ‘meek and mild’ springs to mind. Yet when I actually think of Mary, meek and mild are the last words that describe her. Feisty, gutsy, bold and daring are words I’d associate more … Continue reading Royal Connections: Mary
This woman is the only person within the family tree described solely by status. And she’s not even mentioned as the wife of the person who has fathered her child. This was a challenging thought to me. If I was … Continue reading Royal Connections: Bathsheba