One of my favourite Marvel Heroes is “The Incredible Hulk”. If I am honest, there is a lot in him which resonates with me; inside me is some form of Hulk wanting to get out. I keep him caged up fairly well most of the time. Actually, he has not got out now for quite a long time although I can feel him sometimes rattling the bars of his cage.
“Happiness is not about what the world gives you – happiness is what you think about what the world gives you.” Continue reading “Happiness.”
Strength is holding on just little while longer.
Strength is climbing one more hill.
Strength is “maybe tomorrow … “.
“Church is having a party. For the volunteers.”, they said.
“It’ll be fun!”, they said.
I got a cow mask.
On 26.10.2015 at 08:20, the signed printout from the doctor confirmed that the black dog had officially caught up with me. To be honest, I think it had been stalking me for as long as I can remember and has been padding along beside me for at least the past year or longer. The doctor’s note was merely a formality. Continue reading “The Black Dog”
Have you ever noticed this? Maybe it’s just me. Sometimes I can only manage about 10 minutes of facebook / reddit / twitter / whatever before I can feel my brain turning into mush. I’ve experienced this for a good while now and finally realised it makes good blog-fodder.
On the face of it, this seems to be yet another gloomy post from a semi-depressed Brit hammering his way through another Finnish winter, but stay with me. It’s gets better. 🙂 Continue reading “5 things to do when there is no reason to say “thank you”.”
I toyed with titling this piece “When Christians get depressed”, but that wouldn’t be honest. I’m not depressed, my wife had me tested. But seriously, amongst Jesus’s followers there are a few elephants in the room, and this is one of them. Christians do actually get low, blue and yes, even depressed. God help us, not even the pastors seem to be exempt from having a bad day or three. Continue reading “When Christians feel low ..”