Shipwreck Miracle



It’s so dark, so dark, all around, there has been no sign of light for so long.
The days of terror have turned into weeks.
Overwhelmed. Wave after wave. Continue reading



As invading dampness in my clothes creates chaffing

I curse the terrible way this day is shaping.

Hugging my arms in close against the wind and the rain

I wonder if I’ll ever see home again.

Withdrawing in against the nausea and the fear Continue reading

What do you Pack for a Defection?



God told me to defect and I know I have to go, but I can’t get past this one question: What do you pack for a defection? Continue reading

The Day I took up Bricklaying



Today I took up brick-laying. It’s not a skill I’ve had before but this day I felt an instinctive urge to lay some bricks. Continue reading

How to Never Ask Why again


It’s a question humans just seemed wired to ask from that defining moment in toddlerhood when instinctively we ask “Why?” As pre-schoolers it’s “Why is the sky blue Mummy? Why do dogs Continue reading