Easter Sunday – Hope Rises

Easter Sunday – Hope Rises

Tweet They were at the end of themselves. Their one hope had died. And their journey along the road to Emmaus was a grief-laden trip full of questions, doubt and pain. “We had hoped” are surely some of the saddest words in the cannon. That they had pinned...
Good Friday – Hope Shattered

Good Friday – Hope Shattered

Tweet “Christmas and Easter can be subjects for poetry, but Good Friday, like Auschwitz, cannot. The reality is so horrible it is not surprising that people should have found it a stumbling block to faith.” WH Auden Good Friday is the day hope was...
Responding to Self-Harm

Responding to Self-Harm

Tweet It’s seen as something attention seeking teenagers do. It’s seen as a preserve of the ‘mentally ill’. It’s seen as a passing phase, perhaps as ‘nothing serious’. And yet. A fifth of fourteen year old girls have...