The Courage To Forgive

Recovering

I’ve been away for a while doing ‘Life’ – no, not behind bars but I have felt as thought I was on the wrong end of a couple of Federer 130mph serves!  But I’m back, happy to be writing again and delighted you’ve dropped into The Cafe. The word ‘forgiveness’ creates a soft and gentle sound and yet requires courage, strength and a depth of understanding and compassion that can be so hard to reach when hurting and angry, whether […] Read more »

Emotional Shock In Newsagent

spiritual-strength

As I write, I may as well have been physically kicked in the stomach because that’s how I feel.  Happily dropping cushion covers at the dry cleaners following the arrival of new carpet and bit of a Spring clean, I went into the newsagent this morning and saw the headline: “A “BRILLIANT” 18-year old grammar schoolgirl hanged herself in a park was “clearly failed” by mental health services . . .” She wasn’t just any 18-year old, but D’s best friend […] Read more »