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Human Rights Abuses in the UK (Crippled by Frances Ryan)

Frances Ryan’s impeccably researched book echoes the UN’s findings that the UK’s austerity politics have been breaching human rights agreements for disabled people. In every area of essentials – housing, health, social care, jobs, representation, money – disabled people’s access and rights have been systematically pushed back,

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#MEdebate Parliamentary debate on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, January 2019

The summary and highlights of the historic ME Debate in Westminster Parliament, secured by Carol Monaghan. Plus two interviews by me for TWR and Premier Christianity radio about the debate – why should Christians care about ME?

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Kingdoms of Sand

As King Canute learned, you cannot withstand the power of the sea. Neither can you stop the will of God.

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When to Speak

Speak, when all you want to do is close your eyes and hope it goes away.
Conversely, hand your beloved microphone to someone who wasn’t invited to the front.

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ME / CFS Factsheet to Share – NICE is Not Nice to ME

ME patients in the UK have been waiting for ten years for the NICE Guidelines to be updated to reflect current science, and stop the only recommendations for treatment being Graded Exercise Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

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Blessed Are the Overdramatic (She Loves)

Blessed are the overdramatic – for so were all the prophets of God. Blessed are the oversensitive, the overwhelmed, for your lament is a holy work

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For Every Wannabe Missionary (Assimilate or Go Home)

To be drawn towards a people group or country doesn’t mean you swoop in to fix their problems, or try and make them assimilate to your culture, but to listen and adapt yourself to their culture. It is to open your eyes to the weaknesses and arrogance of your own culture, and to change not the people but yourself. True mission is not so much about giving as learning to receive; not so much about speaking as listening.

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What I’m Into – May June 2016

While British politics has been merrily imploding, I’ve been finally well enough to leave the house. Hence: #millionsmissing ME funding protest, fish and chips by the sea, the boy’s baptism, plus NEW HAIR! TV, music, online recommendations

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