Tuesday, 20 May 2008

Life tensions

I didn’t expect to start the day comforting an acquaintance of mine. Her mother is dying – slowly – of motor neurone disease, and it was all getting too much for her. My tears joined hers as she sobbed in my arms.

Meanwhile, a classroom of boys was getting ready for a day of exams. Different tensions – some of them are quite worried, even though these are just the end of year in-house exams.

Last night, we spent some time praying with friends about relationships, for various youngsters we nurture.

Physical sickness, mental and emotional tension, spiritual growth – all part of life.

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