Nell Goddard

musings of a clergy child

20 Dec
2016

The Weight of Waiting

We think of waiting as uncomfortable

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06 Oct
2016

Lay it down

Lay it down, my child it was never yours to carry Set it down, my love it isn't yours to bear

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23 Jun
2016

You are not a number

I remember it as clearly as if it were yesterday; lying on my best friend’s sitting room floor at 6:00am, taking deep breaths and trying really, really hard not to throw up.

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12 Mar
2016

Musings of a Clergy Child: THE BOOK

I have exciting news.

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10 Feb
2016

Background Noise

There is a certain noisiness to life.

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27 Dec
2015

To an Absent Friend

As many of you know, every Christmas we open up our home to those who would otherwise spend the day on their own.

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24 Oct
2015

At the feet of Jesus

I've always been scared of my pain.

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18 Oct
2015

Coming Home

I can't remember the last time I was here.

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15 Jul
2015

An Open Letter to the new clergy child

Dear Friend,

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12 May
2015

Boiled Sweets

It was a normal Sunday, by all accounts. Sometime in 2011. The 6pm service at church.

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Nell Goddard
ME

Hi, I’m Nell. Alianore, if we’re being overly formal (that’s pronounced ‘Eleanor’, by the way). I’m a blogger, author, speaker, and occasional over-thinker. An introvert who likes to talk. A theologian, on a good day. A Christian, a storyteller, and a friend.