I was on the train travelling back to Loughborough yesterday evening. I had to take a few unexpected changes due to delays, but I was grateful in the end that it resulted in some very chance and interesting meetings with others. The first person I met was a graduate student who studied in Manchester. We were sat … Continue reading Why Corbyn Makes A Great Leader: The Strength of Personal Conviction
Bodies. The flesh, the muscles, the bodies that both fuel us and pain us. The bodies that drive us to conquer amazing feats, yet need days tucked up in bed to recover from flu and illness. Can we ever be free? I was thinking about this recently and concluded that, while we’re on this earth, … Continue reading Bodies
I posted recently about my newest challenge! Training for triathlon! So far it's been a blast! And actually last week I was so keen on reaching the adrenaline high that I thought I might be getting addicted... I pushed through every wall, every barrier. If the coach said you could stop early if you felt … Continue reading Too Hard Too Fast
About 5 days ago I was out on my usual Saturday long run. About 4.5 miles in I had to stop because my knee was so painful! For those of you who don't know I have been training with triathlon recently and upping the training quite a bit. I have been getting quite excited about … Continue reading Set-backs or Set-forwards?
Emotional Intimacy. It's something we all crave, right? That feeling of being known for who you are completely and fully. And being loved, cherished and adored for it. I know it's something that I often crave. I know that God is my father and that He loves me and created me and looks upon me … Continue reading The Pursuit of Intimacy
Freshers need to know that they have choices. As my friends and I were praying for the new intake of students this year, these words really resonated with me. In amongst the world of hall rivalry and almost cult-like community, it can be hard to know this truth for yourself as a student coming to … Continue reading Freshers, Sheep and Choices
Hi all! This has been quite a difficult issue to write about so bear with me. I think it's fair to say that we all have a desire to be known, to be loved for who we are. However because of this, I think many of us are led, sometimes, to pretend that we are something we're … Continue reading Freedom to Change