Let go of fear

For forty days i gave up fear. I gave up fear for lent in 2014. I wanted to do something that was more life-changing than giving up chocolate or alcohol. So I decided to give up fear. The kind of fear that makes you run from overwhelming situations or those outside of my comfort zone. … Continue reading Let go of fear

Come as you are: Reflections on the importance of gracious relationships

There’s something so appealing about someone saying, “come as you are.” It beckons. The statement offers the acceptance of you, in your current state. It welcomes your humanity, your fragility, your less than perfect self. It cries, “come in your jeans and jumper, don’t worry about dressing up. Come from wherever you’ve been, whatever you’ve … Continue reading Come as you are: Reflections on the importance of gracious relationships