Earlier this week, for the first time ever, my husband and I were at home by ourselves for two days and three nights. Over the 15 plus years we’ve been parents, we’ve had the occasional night or two away but we’ve always moved out and someone else has moved in to take care of our… More There are more than two of us in this marriage…
I realised , that I may spend every day of the rest of my life feeling some of the feelings that are so painful and difficult. They may never change. And that’s ok. That doesn’t mean that I’m a failure or not trying hard enough or that I should quit following God.
It just means that I’m a person who feels things..… More Pouring out the feelings
So instead of beating myself up about all the things I didn’t do today, and all the things I did which I shouldn’t have done, and all those damn feelings that weigh me down and pull me apart and try to trick me into thinking I don’t love my husband enough, I am remembering the words I read yesterday from Shauna Niequist’s book ‘Savor’ …… More For every day when you don’t have it together
As we stood on the bridge it wasn’t my body I was embracing. It was his. And as I held him every longing in me was met, everything that was unspoken was said, and for just a moment all my questions were answered. The earth didn’t move but the deepest parts of me somehow found… More Embracing the body, literally, and what it did to me