Friendship and love · Life and other catastrophes · Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing

The beauty of blood

Blood. Not exactly a ‘nice’ thing to think about, is it? Though if you’re a nurse, or anyone working in the medical profession, it’s probably a normal part of your everyday life. And if you’ve ever been a post-adolescent female, in an accident, very sick, or given birth, you’ll know about the reality of blood.… Continue reading The beauty of blood

Life and other catastrophes · Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing

Thinking outside the box

My family and I are currently in the process of moving house. It’s only to the next suburb, but it’s as significant as any relocation. A friend commented to me the other day: “You’re essentially moving your whole life…” I thought it was a bit of an overstatement at first, but as I pondered the… Continue reading Thinking outside the box

Short stories and poems

Three-year-old moment (a short story)

A parent nestles into the well-worn seat and tells me she can’t remember life before becoming ‘mum’. I nod in agreement. Is there anything momentous we don’t share right now? Our worlds have indeed been magnified to the size of a three-year-old’s rationales, epic in scale and relentlessly repetitive, drilling, drilling, calling out a response.… Continue reading Three-year-old moment (a short story)