God won’t give you more than you can bear? Really?

God won’t give you more than you can bear? Really?

In June myself and my friend Singer-Song Andy Flanagan went on a tour “When Faith Gets Shaken” on the back of my book. To be honest I didn’t really know what to expect as had never done anything like this before. I had that very uncomfortable feeling and was filled with conflicting thoughts and fears: Will anyone come? Will it be helpful to people? I don’t want to come across as self–promoting yet at the same time I want people to read the book. I don’t want to be referred to as a Christian Celebrity yet I want to do the tour Argh argh what to do? I spend too…

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Don't Worry Be Happy Doesn't Work

Don’t Worry Be Happy Doesn’t Work

Waiting for another hospital appointment, this one is slightly different – I have not been allowed to eat for 30hrs. I start to get that familiar anxious feeling, the whole “don’t worry be happy, pull yourself together” self-talk is not really working. After years of regular hospital appointments I still don’t like them.  I am often jumping to worst case scenarios in my head, picturing bad news being given.  Sometimes when I have managed to go into hospital feeling  more positive, I have then had the consultant tell me bad news such as when I was told I had contracted MRSA or that I needed further tests when I was…

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