re-Learning the gift of touch

re-Learning the gift of touch

After my heart attack I am relishing the gift of touch afresh. Touch is a huge part of being human and of having life. When people visited me it was touch that I appreciated. After bypass surgery you have to wear these stockings called TED compression socks. It is...
A different kind of Lent

A different kind of Lent

This Lent is different. As I am recovering from my bypass surgery I see things in the Text that I have not noticed before. Jesus suffered deeply. The suffering was not just physical but also deeply emotional and spiritual. These last two are the toughest. It is the...
The attack on my heart

The attack on my heart

Two weeks ago I had a heart attack. It was sudden and unexpected. The previous week was a fantastic exercise week. I ran 25 km. So at the age of 35 I discovered that my heart was only receiving 20% of the blood and oxygen it needed. As I lay in ICU waiting for...