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Memory

Memory is a powerful thing. It can transport you back in an instant to the time when you were happiest and it can paralyse you with an all too familiar pain.

Our mental health is often inextricably linked with our memory.

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Victory and Lament

There is a rhetoric which has been bothering me, recently. I’ve heard it both in christian and cultural realms, from professionals and lay people alike.

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Lamenting and Leading #WorldMentalHealthDay

Rates of mental illness rising.

Services stretched.

We’re in the midst of a mental health crisis – and we know it.

We have awareness – it’s time to take the next step.

And for the church, I think the next step is one of lament.

Our laments are joined and enabled by the Holy Spirit

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Speaking Hope to Young People – #WorldSuicidePreventionDay

There’s good news and there’s bad news.

The good news is that suicide rates overall have fallen, in thanks partly to the concerted effort of organisations like the Samaritans and the work of many organisations promoting mental health and encouraging a national conversation about suicide and how it can be prevented.

And yet there is

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We Are Eight!

We are EIGHT! It’s been a wonderful year with lots of training and a trip to Buckingham Palace!

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Resuscitation #LearningtoBreathe

Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be giving you a sneak peek of Rachael’s upcoming book “Learning to Breathe” and giving away one copy a week!

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Suffocation #LearningtoBreathe

Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be giving you a sneak peek of Rachael’s upcoming book “Learning to Breathe” and giving away one copy a week!

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