Author Archives: The Living Well

Blessed Assurance, Jesus is mine!

Blessed Assurance, Jesus is mine! O what a foretaste of glory divine! I know one thing: God is the same yesterday, today and forever. It is us who change/ waver/ wander off… we can rely utterly on His steadfastness. Angels, descending, bring from above echoes of mercy, whispers of love. I know another thing: Our… Read More »

Healing through painting

My young daughter wanted to paint during half-term, so we sat at our kitchen table with paper, brushes and paints. Together, as if suspended in time, we focused on our projects. I wanted mine to be a prayer, and I did not even know the reason I chose what I chose to paint and which… Read More »

and breathe…

I am one of life’s big sigh-ers. Often over the years people have said to me ‘oh dear that’s a big sigh…. are you alright?’ Or similar words. I don’t even know I am sighing. I recall hearing years ago that sighing is good for us – it is a way of letting go. Sometimes… Read More »