I love this book – and would love everyone to read it. Its message – about becoming better grownups by being more childlike – is so necessary, so important – yet is communicated with such a lightness of touch. The book is beautifully produced – like a children’s book (and I mean that as a… Continue reading Becoming Better Grownups
Live on Phoenix FM!
A few days ago I had the privilege and pleasure of joining Patrick Sherring on his Phoenix FM show, Friday Night Extra. (You can find a recording of the show here, along with a brief summary of our chat, plus a playlist.) Patrick had come across my poem As a Child in a blog post, and on… Continue reading Live on Phoenix FM!
New Year’s resolutions
Are you one of those people who make New Year’s resolutions? That moment, when the old year draws to a close and the new year stands open before us, can seem a particularly appropriate time to take stock of our lives, and resolve that things will be different from now on. Many, feeling the effects… Continue reading New Year’s resolutions
A Childlike Heart
I’ve just finished reading A Childlike Heart by Alan D Wright. I have to say I’m rather pleased that I didn’t read it earlier, as if I had I might never have written my book! When Jesus speaks of the need for us to become like little children there is, I think, a tendency for… Continue reading A Childlike Heart
Jessica toddled up to me and proudly passed me her picture. To be quite honest, I wasn’t at all sure what it was supposed to be – it looked nothing more than a scribble – but I readied myself to make suitably enthusiastic and encouraging noises. “Red!” said Jessica, pointing happily to one of the scribbled lines.… Continue reading Colours