Monthly Archives: October 2014

Writing and praying behind closed doors: 5) Gratitude

When I suffered a haemorrhage due to miscarriage at 10:00pm that Sunday night in late July 2007; when it was all over; my first reaction was gratitude. I was grateful to be alive. It was the little things that made … Continue reading

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Writing and praying behind closed doors: 4) Yet not my will, but yours be done

August 2007 My first reaction was gratitude. I was grateful to be alive. Later, sadness crept in and curled together with gratitude inside my heart. When I became pregnant a third time my prayers were ardent from the start. I … Continue reading

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Writing and praying behind closed doors: 3) Wrestling with God

Kiss my Life “I began to miscarry a second time. As it was happening I saw that this broken foetus was my life. And I wept, and a hundred times I said I cannot bear this, not again. And each … Continue reading

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Writing and praying behind closed doors: 2) Hope

Summer 2006 July: To our delight the test is positive. After years of thinking it could never happen. Now we are bursting to share our well-kept secret. We could shout it from the rooftops. If all goes well, the birth … Continue reading

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Writing and praying behind closed doors: 1) Connections and conversations

Dear lovely readers, Cautiously I have decided to publish a series of posts on a personal subject close to my heart. I started thinking about it when I read a post by Mamasongs which was talking about Guidance from God. … Continue reading

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How Long, Lordie? How Long?

Lord, your people are crying in pain. How long, Lordie? How Long? When will you give us your help and your comfort again? How long, Lordie? How long? For the last two weeks my Bible notes have been following the … Continue reading

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Our prayers are acceptable whoever we are

One of my daily rituals is tuning into ” Pause for Thought ” on Chris Evans Breakfast show on BBC Radio 2.  A person of Faith provides a “thought” in amongst the music and chat. On Wednesday the 1st October … Continue reading

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