Silence

You'd think they'd quench the burn; Silent rivulets of pain. Dirty fingers wipe in turn Each eye, mascara stained. Breath, staccato beats a motto, Echoes of the heart inside. Whispered anthem for tomorrow, Body braced to ride the tide. What escapes faith bruised lips? Sound more eloquent than words. When the grasp on silence gently … Continue reading Silence

“The heart is deceitful above all things…” Jeremiah 17:9 (NIV)

It's almost two months since our wedding, and after the chaos of organising, booking and a depleted bank account, you'd think we'd settle back into a life more ordinary. Not so: one particular aspect which seems to be the arch nemesis of my perfect Christian Life just won't crawl under a bench and go away - Alcohol.