At the Valley’s Edge

She had walked many valleys just like this one. She knew this sort of darkness, knew the feeling or, more precisely, fear, that she would never make it back up on to level ground. But she had forgotten how awful it could be. How dense the darkness could be. She remembered the engulfing blackness only…

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Fire Road – Kim Phuc Phan Thi

Title: Fire Road Caption: The Napalm Girl’s Journey through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness and Peace Author: Kim Phuc Phan Thi What’s it about? Fire Road is a truly inspiring autobiography from the woman who’s life was changed by the Vietnam War and by the photo of her running from a Napalm attacm that…

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Wholeheartedly? – Part Two: Work is Not a Curse

Most of the time I find myself seeing work as a curse, a necessary evil that allows for the hours of relaxing and doing what I actually want to do. I struggle to see anything good in my studies at university. I spend most of my time complaining about the things I don’t like about…

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Wholeheartedly? – Part One: The Trials of University 

The sun is coming up as a new day begins and I finally click the anti-climatic ‘submit’ button to hand in the last of my several-thousand word essays. Despite the feeling of exhaustion and irritation that staring at laptop screen for hours has caused, there is joy there too. Honestly, I didn’t think I’d make…

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