Monthly Archives: September 2014

Beautiful mess…

I came across my first prayer journal the other day.  I’ve kept them fairly constantly since I was 14, but it’s been a while since I looked at this one.  All scribbles and messy handwriting and teenage angst and lots … Continue reading

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Eshet Chayil!

One of my heroines in life is Rachel Held Evans.  If you haven’t come across her, I suspect she’s probably a little like marmite in the Christian world – you either love her or you hate her, but I’d really … Continue reading

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A theology of sex…

At the moment, I’m in the middle of trying to write a book on gender based violence, and how we help our young people aim for healthy relationships.  As you can imagine, writing this in a church based context is … Continue reading

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blessed are the grumpy…

Sunday was NOT a good day for me. I have to make a confession that may get me burnt at the stake by some Christians.  Every other Sunday, I work.  It’s not ideal, and I really do miss fellowship – … Continue reading

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Feminism is not a dirty word…

So, it’s not going to come as a massive shock to anybody if I tell you that I’m a Christian (if it does, you’re reading the wrong blog!) No-one really reacts to that.  But if I said I’m also a … Continue reading

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it just doesn’t make sense…

Forgiveness.  Seems to be a word we bandy about a lot in the church.   Forgiveness. Just like Jesus did.  Ok.  Got it.  In practice though?  Sometimes climbing Everest with one leg and no oxygen would be easier.  And less painful. … Continue reading

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why girls really do matter…

Dear Sarah, Hi. We don’t know each other, but we do have a link. Your daughter is currently attending my old school. I hope she’s loving it just as I did. Grey Coat taught me to be an independent, confident … Continue reading

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