Choosing the ‘baby steps’ approach, I’m going to pick things I (hopefully!) can actually do! For the planet: – Going wrapping paper free – Stopping contributing to light pollution, by drawing my curtains/blinds as soon as it gets dark Generally: – Try to have a constant gratitude attitude: for the people around me, the things… Read More New Year’s Resolutions
This was the kind of book that surprised me because it wasn’t at all how I expected it to be. Most of the book is set in the Solomon Islands, in the South Pacific, where Kay Bruner, her husband Andy, and their four children lived, as missionaries involved in translating the New Testament into the… Read More As Soon As I Fell: A Review
I’m pretty sure I got this as a free Kindle book a while back, and it was definitely worth me downloading. This is one of those times, though, where I almost want to do two reviews: one on how the book spoke to my needs, and one more objective evaluation of it as a book.… Read More Trees Tall As Mountains: A Review
Why is this blog called ‘the flower of the grass’? Because I have always been particularly struck by the Biblical verses about the ephemeral beauty of the flower e.g. Isaiah 40: 6-8 ‘The voice said, Cry. And he said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the goodliness thereof is as the… Read More Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
I struggle with an anxiety disorder, and have done for a long, long time. Until recently, I kept it hidden (except from a doctor and a few counsellors); but, this summer, I opened up to my boyfriend and two of my friends about it. For me, that was a huge step to take, but it… Read More Anxiety: How To Overcome Setbacks