Category Archives: Reaching People with Choice

Cast, crutches and London

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Life after Foot Operation, Week 7!! No one can really prepare you for weeks without walking!!  I have seen life from a completely different perspective.  It is amazing that a corrective foot surgery can lead to so much dependence.  Although … Continue reading

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I just don’t know how to get out of this cycle of guilt and shame! We kicked off our present season of Recovery evenings yesterday with the new name, Free!!  I am sitting, the morning after, pondering the new and … Continue reading

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Modern Life, Diminishing Joy?

I am in the middle of a strenuous task! Pulling together a history of joy over a considerable period of time. This is not a cut and dry task.  What is joy?  Is joy a subset of happiness or is … Continue reading

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Update from Latest Recovery Course

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Dear Friends and Prayer Warriors, Firstly thank you for your prayers for a good start to this Recovery Course. It has started well, we are now into our 4th week, having just completed the third session. We are now able … Continue reading

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Into the New Year…

Christmas is over for another year and John and I are regrouping for 2016. As I contemplate 2015, I have to simply say, God is good. No, life has not been perfect. I DEFINITELY have not lived perfectly. But that … Continue reading

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Maybe just once is enough!

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The Recovery Course has been going well this Fall, with over 50 people participating, and over 20 regulars.  The exciting thing is that even visiting one time can have an impact. Meet Dennis: Dennis came once, then disappeared.  It happens. … Continue reading

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             Sitting with a counselor, discussing some really difficult, tragic scenarios, she reminded me that we have the privilege to serve out of weakness. This is an easy thing to say, not such an easy … Continue reading

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Hoarding

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It has been a while and life has been very full. No other explanation! A couple of weeks ago, a friend invited John and me in for a cup of tea.  Well, it was an interesting experience. We waited at … Continue reading

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Everyday Moments

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Wow that was a moment! Lord! I can’t solve this one! Wish I could! As I was traveling on the train into work, I happened to be alone, or nearly alone, in our carriage. I was just staring out of … Continue reading

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Recovery and Community

One of the essential features of recovery work is community. Actually, this truth has become much more embedded in me since beginning this work among the deeply struggling. I have been provoked to consider this topic more deeply especially since … Continue reading

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