church

‘Look Ell, I’ve got souls to save and this is the only way I know how’

Let me give you a little insight to how my brain works some times. I recently read a book called 'visions of glory'. This is not an official church book by the way, but is written by somebody who is a member of the church; a man (he actually remains anonymous) who was born stillborn,… Continue reading ‘Look Ell, I’ve got souls to save and this is the only way I know how’

body positivity, mental health

Social Anxiety, Swedish strangers, and a fat activist.

In March i decided that I was no longer going to say no to doing things based on fear or anxiety. I decided the only reasons I would turn down doing something would be physical incapability or it because went against my beliefs or morals. My goal was to experience new things and ultimately morph… Continue reading Social Anxiety, Swedish strangers, and a fat activist.

church

Truth is truth, regardless of beliefs.

For members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints the first Sunday of each month is referred to as 'fast Sunday', not because it's the one Sunday out of the month that flies by, but because it's the one that's dedicated worldwide to fasting from food and water. The purpose of this… Continue reading Truth is truth, regardless of beliefs.

mental health, Uncategorized

Power songs

Friday marks my five year wedding anniversary. firstly, like woah. how have I been married for five years already?! And not because I've had the time of my life* and time flies when you're having fun but because I genuinely question how someone has managed to put up with me for that long. haha I'm… Continue reading Power songs

church

There is genuine power that comes with knowing who you are

"And when the tempter came to him, he said, if thou be the son of God, command that these stones be made bread. But he answered and said, it is written that man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeding out of the mouth of God" -Matthew 4:3-4 I want… Continue reading There is genuine power that comes with knowing who you are

church, family

Pre-conference ponderings

I feel as though I am writing on way too many platforms right now and I am for sure repeating myself everywhere. So I'm making a temporary uturn from the body positivity blogging just for this post. Trust me when I say I have so much writing planned for that topic 🙌🏼 Some will, and… Continue reading Pre-conference ponderings

family, pregnancy

October half term 2018. Halloween and bonfire night

Monday We spent the first day of half term making the house look Halloweeny. Carved the pumpkins and put up a small amount of decorations. Then we took the boys to my parents house just so they could terrorise them for an hour instead of us. Before bed we watched Frankenweenie in the glow of… Continue reading October half term 2018. Halloween and bonfire night