Thirty something, in the social welfare office, I was really nervous. Sitting beside me was a lady I had met before, we had ended up chatting while queuing to get school books. I had seen her about town after but had avoided her, as I believed that she was too good a person to be […]
Finally I was free. I knew that God had a plan for me but I did not know what to do next.
I was terrified, I had never seen this level of rage before, if he moved and I didn’t make it to the door, he would have killed us, Clara only a year old me and the baby. He was too drunk I guess, I got out . He didn’t even know about the baby , […]
Fifteen, I am still alive, still angry, still talking to God though. Religion class, Sister A is teaching us about forgiveness, she presents various scenarios asking us if God forgives this sin and that sin, so far the answer is yes . I am half listening as to relieve boredom I was also writing my […]
Thirteen , a challenging age, at the best of times, it can be the worst of times, hormone madness, spots, spotty boys, starting secondary school.. who the heck am I in all of this ? Difficult enough to see Gods goodness in the throes of puberty. Add to that two major bereavements and becoming another […]
I was six years old, Spring I am guessing as I remember the light red jacket I was wearing at the time and the sun through the classroom window was pleasantly warm, not too hot. We were preparing for our Holy Communion and the teacher read out Jesus greatest command “you shall love the lord […]