Neither straight nor narrow – 1st anniversary postage

Happy Birthday lifeonapedalo – one year old this month! Last year, inspired by Eat Pray Love, I realised my one word to encompass all self-definition. Frightened. Not Inspired. Not Hilarious. Not Deepnwide (ok, that’s two). Not caring. Not fun-loving. Bloody Frightened. What a sorry state of affairs! But there we were. Frightened of bloody everything … Continue reading “Neither straight nor narrow – 1st anniversary postage”

Honestly believing

Firstly, thank you to so many friends who have been amazing recently. I am so bloody lucky to have so many wonderful people in my life. Here’s this weeks’ tome: I’m not sure if any of you have noticed, but my brain goes round in circles trying to decide what is right and wrong and … Continue reading “Honestly believing”

A doozy

I’m back, haven’t written for months. I wrote a different post for today. Which is still good. But then a friend sent me an inspiring message about being vulnerable again, and I’ve decided to put this out there. I’ve written a bit about God in this blog. I’ve written a lot about conflict and heartache. … Continue reading “A doozy”

Searching for home, and adding the fourth S

Home. A place where I belong and I don’t have to leave or lose. This is what I’ve been seeking for my whole adult life. Since I left my parent’s home in a rupture of security that I have never fully recovered from, I have felt like a nomad in this world. This is the … Continue reading “Searching for home, and adding the fourth S”

How the word ‘obedience’ stopped being a slap in the face with a wet fish

  Obey. Not a fashionable word. Wait for the intake of breath if it’s ever said in a wedding vow nowadays. I was churning myself up last year. I think anyone who reads the Bible a lot ends up with a set of rules they decide God is really hot on. Even though we go … Continue reading “How the word ‘obedience’ stopped being a slap in the face with a wet fish”