Nell Goddard

musings of a clergy child

31 Oct
2013

Naked

Tell me about yourself.

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13 Oct
2013

Here is Love

We sang a song at CU on Friday. It's called 'Hosanna' by Hillsong United. Generally, a nice song. Good lyrics, catchy tune, you know the drill (link here). But one of the lines in the chorus really hit home for me this week.

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09 Oct
2013

Tip #37 - Learn to accept strange gifts with grace

Everyone knows that feeling you get at Christmas, or on your birthday, when you open that one present that, well, you don't really know what to do with.

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24 Sep
2013

Family Ties

This is for the clergy/Christian children who aren't sure of their value, place or worth in God's family, and for the parents who are worried that their children will never discover God's love for themselves...

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18 Sep
2013

Tip #36 - Bring and Share lunches are highly unpredictable

There's something I think the Americans got right.

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29 Aug
2013

The best laid plans...

Below is an article I wrote for Tearfund on my return from Zanzibar. It appears in The Real Paper, the Tearfund Rhythms newspaper.

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09 Aug
2013

Fighting Talk

I know a lot of people who tell me that God is soft.

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25 Jul
2013

Tip #35 - Sometimes, it's just crap. But God is still good.

Monday was what I like to call a 'BCCD', or 'Bad Clergy Child Day'.

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21 Jul
2013

Trying to listen...

I talk a lot. Ask my mother, she'll tell you. In fact, when asked to describe me in 4 words, the woman who lives with us immediately said 'Louder than she thinks'.

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20 Jul
2013

Tip #34 - You will get recognised on public transport

Now, I can forgive you for thinking from the title that maybe, just maybe, I've got a little too big for my boots.

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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.