Grieving, acceptance and finally forgiveness

So I think I’ve reached the height of my anger about my past and am rather sick of my depressing rants about my family and extreme religious beliefs. (You’re probably getting sick of my rants as well!) I’ve made a choice – I am moving on. There are supposedly 5 stages to the grieving process: Denial,…

Unravelling Religion and the Poisonwood Bible

I have just finished the remarkable story of The Posionwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver. Reading the last few lines and then setting the book down is hard to do after finding so much of my own history resonating within the voices of the four female narrators in the book. The journeys of these women can be…

This is my church.

This is where She reaches me and asks questions of me, engaging my heart, soul and mind. Sunlight illuminates what is wet and green, reflections of the pool water dance on the ceiling. Life is – in this instant it is – it is sun and rain, smell and taste of coffee, laughter and ease…