Is my creativity broken?

I used to be a creative person; indoors I loved painting, drawing, crochet and embroidery and outdoors, I enjoyed making things in wood (like my raised beds) or doing something with the garden. Over the last thirteen years, I haven’t been very creative in these ways. I have done the odd project here and there,Continue reading “Is my creativity broken?”

Comparison

I compare myself to other people, I try not to and the Bible says not to but…it is a human failing that we all have, even if only secretly. I got injured just after New Year and couldn’t run for about six weeks. To some of my friends this would seem like good news, butContinue reading “Comparison”

Overwhelmed

What a day! It has been nothing compared to what some people have had to live through, but today, for me it was enough. Sleep deprivation, meltdowns from a teenager, screaming toddler tantrums from an 8 year old and some serious multi-tasking with the household jobs and my own paid work have stretched my patienceContinue reading “Overwhelmed”

Lessons learnt from ten years as a single parent:

I need grace, guidance, patience, energy and wisdom from my Father God; on my own, I cannot be an effective parent. I am only one person. I have tried to be two parents to my children, but I just can’t do it! Not to compare myself (and what I can achieve in a day) toContinue reading “Lessons learnt from ten years as a single parent:”