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Sallys-Journey
Blackpool
Methodist Minister, mother, grandmother, poet, photographer, swimmer and novice artist
Interests: spirituality, music of all kinds, tai-chi, images, films, poetry, walking especially through autumn leaves and on the beach, swimming and reading, often 4-5 books at once....
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Sometimes I hide, returning to the fake safety of once discarded grave clothes and wrap them tightly around my wounds and scars as bandages that never heal, but only hinder growth... + Hidden there I call myself by once forgotten... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Eternal Echoes
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It is a bright December morning, the sun is streaming in through my windows and I am trying to prepare myself for Messy Church this afternoon. The trouble is that I don't feel upbeat or capable of being bright and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2014 at Eternal Echoes
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I long to long for life, life full life free, a stiring within, a drawing, calling , joy-filled, peace led life, for hope, a flame set against the darkness, for eyes to see, ears to hear a heart open willing... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at Eternal Echoes
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This morning I led and preached at an Advent Communion Service at North Shore, it felt right to be doing it. Unsusally for me I used the Worship Book and leant on the Liturgy to carry me through and found... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at Eternal Echoes
What a great idea :-)
Toggle Commented Dec 6, 2014 on The Holy-day(s) season... at Eternal Echoes
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help me to fall into the deathless depths of you, where light and dark are one, where I am found in the losing and loosing of my finite being + help me to break free from smallness, from false boundaries,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2014 at Eternal Echoes
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I am not the Grinch, I don't wander around muttering Christmas Bah Humbug under my breath, but neither is my house festooned with Christmas decorations, in fact to be perfectly honest I am considering not setting up the Christmas tree... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at Eternal Echoes
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I have had a bad afternoon, nothing is particularly to blame, that is simply how it is, I wish I could say that I came home had lunch and began preparing for Sundays service as I had planned but I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at Eternal Echoes
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There is a frost here this morning, when I woke the tempreature outside was around -3 degrees C, with the top expected tempreature of 5 degrees. Now I know that this is nothing record breaking or startling but it reminds... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at Eternal Echoes
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Last week MP's voted on a change in the law to ban revenge evictions by private landlords, the proposed change was overturned because it was deemed unnecessary. I wonder how it is then that I have spoken to a terrified... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at Eternal Echoes
Thank you for your comment Jane, and blessings on your journey
Toggle Commented Nov 30, 2014 on Are you better? at Eternal Echoes
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Lead me O Holy Love into your infinite grace, moment by moment, for my eyes long to see you. Teach my heart to respond, to heart through the clamour of my thoughts, through the pressure of my days, and the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2014 at Eternal Echoes
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I want to say a little more about my current experience of living with depression, a few days ago I blogged on the subject and it seemed to strike a chord with people, so I wonder if this will also.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2014 at Eternal Echoes
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What longing is this stirring deep within, filling me with awe and dread? I hear its' long past echoes rumbling in the distance... + Give it up, let it go... + it is growing closer now, a Tsunami of love... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2014 at Eternal Echoes
I think it is the ongoing and recurring nature of depression that people find very hard to understand. May you find blessings in the darkness Helen
Toggle Commented Nov 29, 2014 on Are you better? at Eternal Echoes
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thank you for your comment, my prayers are with you.
Toggle Commented Nov 29, 2014 on Are you better? at Eternal Echoes
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With a head full of images of yesterdays Black Friday consumer frenzy today I am preparing for Advent Sunday. I can almost hear the cry of the prophet raised in lament over the crowds carrying TV's and jostling and shoving... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2014 at Eternal Echoes
Prayers for you Hilary x
Toggle Commented Nov 28, 2014 on Are you better? at Eternal Echoes
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Thank you for your comments Alison
Toggle Commented Nov 28, 2014 on Are you better? at Eternal Echoes
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Thank you Ruth :-)
Toggle Commented Nov 28, 2014 on Are you better? at Eternal Echoes
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Oh that is lovely David, thank you
Toggle Commented Nov 28, 2014 on Are you better? at Eternal Echoes
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here's to showing up Bex :-)
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I have just returned to work after being signed off with stress related depression, I am taking things slowly and am asking not to be overwhelmed with needs and issues as I take one step at a time. One thing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2014 at Eternal Echoes
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what love is this, that seeks the shadow side of me, the turmoil, the guilt, the doubt, the despair, the hidden secrets long burried and forgotten even by myself 'til lovecomes knocking wooing, calling, drawing me to be whole and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2014 at Eternal Echoes
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can I move, change, turn, begin again, is this season just a season, always changing, moving, calling me on to something more. + can I move, change, turn, begin again, is this another day in the days of life that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at Eternal Echoes