Category Archives: Bereavement

One Word Prayer.

*Content Warning: Strong Language One of the most heart felt prayers I ever prayed and one that I believe was instrumental in the change of circumstances that happened around it was just one word, a word that many would say … Continue reading

Posted in Bereavement, Faith, grief, Life, loss | Leave a comment

Hopes and dreams

I’ve recently found myself wanting to have hopes, dreams, desires and being invested in things. Continue reading

Posted in Bereavement, Life, loss, Perseverance | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A ramble of different things.

My Dad has been very poorly and was in hospital for 5 weeks. He is out now…apart from the hospital losing him for 2 hours over the weekend when they took him back in briefly. If I’m honest I don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Bereavement, Faith, Life, loss, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“You’re not academic”

Another essay in. I still have 2 to do this year that I had deferred from previous years due to bereavements. It’s honestly a miracle I’ve got this far and I’m so grateful to God everytime I hand an essay … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Bereavement, Faith, grief, Life, loss, Perseverance, Theology, Widow | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Verbal Processing.

To be fair I have done quite a lot of verb processing today, and yet, I feel I need to do more. (This may be the lockdown effect.) Some people say you shouldn’t process on a  blog for others to … Continue reading

Posted in Bereavement, Faith, grief, Humility, Life, Perseverance, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chinks of light.

Phew. The third-year anniversary of John’s death is over. It was so hard this year. Every day since John died I have got out of bed straight away when I’ve been awake but twice in the last month I haven’t … Continue reading

Posted in Bereavement, Faith, grief, Humility, Life, loss, Theology, Uncategorized, Widow | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Christmas time.

The last day of the Christmas has arrived in the church calendar. Midnight Mass was beautiful, I cried even though I was serving but did it discreetly so no one saw, I was overwhelmed by the story of Jesus’ birth, … Continue reading

Posted in Bereavement, Faith, grief, Life, loss, Perseverance, Theology, Widow | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Leftover thoughts.

A few thoughts following the last blog post. These thoughts actually started off as a thread of tweets but realised they could and probably should be a blog post. I have extended it a little too. a) My relationship with … Continue reading

Posted in Bereavement, Faith, grief, Humility, Life, loss, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

This and that.

Haven’t written for a while. Life’s been trickling on steadily. Settling into the flat ok, Alfie and Eric my Yorkies are happy. It’s a difficult week this week, it should have been Mum’s Birthday a few days ago and it … Continue reading

Posted in Bereavement, Faith, grief, Life, loss, Theology, Uncategorized, Widow | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ruined but onward.

Yesterday, as I was in Warwickshire visiting my sister, I made a trip to Coventry Cathedral. I absolutely love that place, I always have done since I was a kid. One of the highlights of my life was working (and … Continue reading

Posted in Bereavement, Faith, grief, Life, loss, Theology, Widow | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment