Nell Goddard

musings of a clergy child

18 Mar
2015

The Battery Life of an Introvert

I know that a lot of my extroverted friends struggle to understand my introverted nature.

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09 Mar
2015

Fingertip Faith

When the trials of this world buffet And despair is close at hand When betrayal, lies and fear Clothe my every move, my every waking thought, I will cry to you, O my God.

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02 Nov
2014

Dancing in the Grey

I am a Christian, and often, I do not understand.

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22 Oct
2014

Without Words

What do you say when words are all you have, but words are not enough? Words that put names to your feelings but offer no respite. That give coherence to your questions but offer no answers.

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18 Sep
2014

An Introvert's Guide to Freshers' Week

Freshers' Week: A week of strangers, small talk and strange places. An extrovert's dream. An introvert's nightmare. 

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31 Jul
2014

Out of the Ashes

You are running. Running fast, running free.

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10 May
2014

The Art of Letting Go

It hurts. Don't lie to yourself.

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20 Apr
2014

Easter Sunday: Risen, Redeemed, Restored.

Good Friday, darkness reigns. Easter Eve, and there is but silence. A seemingly never-ending silence. Mourning. Weeping. Frustration. Confusion. More Darkness. And ever more silence.

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18 Apr
2014

Good Friday: Forsaken, Finished, Forgiven

I struggle to speak honestly of Good Friday. I struggle because, so often, I long to see it only in the light of Easter Sunday.

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09 Apr
2014

On Being Human

There's something I have to tell you, something I think you need to know.

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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.