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Write about it

Flashback: when I was 26 I started going to a ladies middle eastern keep-fit class. The lady was mysterious and in-tune with her essence. After our class was over and we were all sitting, relaxed, she started talking to us about connecting with our selves, […]

Respect for men… and women.

Respect for men… and women.

I started of my Surrendered journey realising that women can be really disrespectful to men – in the way they talk to them and in the way they talk about them.  So I started watching my language when I spoke to him and also when […]

Turning the table on bullies

Turning the table on bullies

We were lucky enough to watch some interesting animal behaviour on a recent trip to Chestnut Park an otter sanctuary in the Peak District. The story was that a female otter was being re-introduced to a cage she’d shared with her sister and father. Unfortunately […]

My body, my teacher

My body, my teacher

I was talking to a poorly friend the other day and was reminded of the poem I wrote a few years ago where the different parts of my body were talking to my Self and giving it a good telling off for the abuse that […]

Zero Tolerance for Surrendered Oppression

Zero Tolerance for Surrendered Oppression

The concept of Surrender is almost like a loaded gun!  Some (misinformed) people think that to be a Surrendered Wife means to be a submissive woman who has no voice, someone who bows down to her husband at his every command, even though it may […]

Setting boundaries and ruffling feathers

Setting boundaries and ruffling feathers

When you decide to make some lemonade with the lemons you have been given, you will undoubtedly ruffle up some feathers.  You may start putting yourself first, taking steps to getting your needs met… and those around you may not like it.  Or you may […]

Staying Safe

Staying Safe

Dear Readers, Greetings of peace and happiness!  I am really happy to share that we have completed all the familiarization we needed to do for my son’s third son’s 11+.  MashaAllah and Alhamdolillah!  Which means that I am learning how to breathe again.  Yes, I […]

He beats me up, but he does love me.

He beats me up, but he does love me.

Dear Abused & Oppressed Sister, You do know that your husband doesn’t love you, don’t you? He wouldn’t punch you in the face, if he loved you. And now that he has beaten you up and is feeling sorry for you with your black eye […]

Dealing with people who are discontent

Dealing with people who are discontent

Do you have someone in your life who is only too happy to point out the areas that are less than perfect – ‘this lasagne has a tad too much salt’, ‘that child has a snotty nose’ or ‘my, what big ears you have my […]

You Have To Work At It

You Have To Work At It

Good or bad relationships do not just appear out of thin air, a good relationship rarely springs from a bad one with a single spectacular explosion, neither does a good relationship sink like the Titanic after one single scrape. Rather relationships are the result of […]

Living with a stay-at-home-husband

Living with a stay-at-home-husband

Many men, for whatever reason, spend much of their day in the house. My father did because he was self-employed and his business was based at home, my husband was at home during the day when he was a student, while he worked nights as […]

Need your man!

Need your man!

For centuries men were needed by their womenfolk. We needed them to provide us with a safe space to raise our children and to survive. It was men who risked injury and death by hunting and fighting predators and other tribes when our ancestors lived […]

Cars, Socks and Newspapers

Cars, Socks and Newspapers

I had a soul-nourishing morning last week when I was invited to visit the Book Club for the Soul, in High Wycombe.  MashaAllah!  What an amazing turnout of inspiring women!  We sat in a huge circle in WISE Bookshop, with toddlers toddling round and keeping […]

5 REASONS for being grateful in 2013

5 REASONS for being grateful in 2013

Alhamdolillah!  This year starts off with becoming more organised with blogging, and also starting to re-write my mentoring material.  In doing so, I found out that I started blogging in January 2009, just after gaining freedom from my eldest son’s 11+ preparation!  Times flies!  He’s […]

The Broken Record

The Broken Record

Darling, I’m sorry, I can’t. I really want to help, But in this case, I’m sorry, I can’t. It’s happened again. Last time I told you, Remember, I told you? And the time before that, I told you then also. Its the third time its […]

Freeing Yourself from the Narcissist in your life

Freeing Yourself from the Narcissist in your life

I recently read ‘Freeing Yourself from the Narcissist in your life’ by Linda Martinez Lewi. The book was quite intense and describes narcissist so well it feels suffocating. If you have a narcissist in your life, there is a good chance you may find them […]

Bitter and burnt out on the weekend

Bitter and burnt out on the weekend

Reality Check: When one feels bitter and resentful of others for ‘taking it easy’ on the weekend, when one is running around haggard… check to see whether one is not burnt out. Has the weekend has been planned for, so it can run smoothly without […]

Communicating Wisely

Communicating Wisely

A great deal has been said and written about adult communication, boundaries, being responsible TO others and handling difficult conversations. Depending on whom you listen to there is a risk of acquiring the label “people pleaser” or “co-dependent” if you do not tackle things head […]

Not being able to practice self care due to hectic lifestyles.

Not being able to practice self care due to hectic lifestyles.

A lot of women have young children, and find it hard with sleepless nights, poorly kids, feeling unwell themselves as mums… and life seems to be a roller coaster ride. When trying to surrender, when the topic of self care comes up, a lot of […]

Pornography The Marriage Killer and How To Stop It…

Pornography The Marriage Killer and How To Stop It…

It is often said that pornography is the largest business in the world and it’s easy to see why – sex is highly addictive. The facts are that it’s as highly addictive if not more so than all the other common addictions that can end […]

Every Heart Restored

Every Heart Restored

My sister, ‘the GP’, has a pet obsession about vitamin D. She talks to everyone about it, she goes to every training workshop on the topic, her daughter sings song about it – its a topic that means a lot to her and she feels […]

Mrs. Hopeless just can’t…. or can she?

Mrs. Hopeless just can’t…. or can she?

Mrs. Hopeless was busy cooking one morning whilst her baby was asleep and the other children were at school. She was excited because she was going to meet her friend for lunch at a cafe! As she mentally checked off all her chores as she […]

Mrs Hopeless Secretly Complains To Others

Mrs Hopeless Secretly Complains To Others

Mrs. Hopeless was very excited! Her husband had told her that he was going to redecorate the living room for her over the weekend. She had waited for so long for her favourite room to get wallpapered, and was so excited as she imagined how […]

Mrs. Hopeless Treads on His Dreams

Mrs. Hopeless Treads on His Dreams

The Case of Mrs. Hopeless. Mrs Hopeless was terribly excited as her 10th anniversary approached; she wanted to celebrate her wonderful marriage in style! When she approached her dh, he was non-committal and tried many times to the change the subject. Mrs. Hopeless had her […]

Every Woman’s Battle

Every Woman’s Battle

Dear Inspirity I am writing to you because my feelings for my husband have reached a crisis point and I want you to tell him he has to change – it will sound better if it comes from you (men! You have to tread around […]

Calling All Agneses

Calling All Agneses

The story so far: David and Agnes are the junior partners in a firm of solicitors. After years of working together they are firm friends and spend time together outside work socially, they have so much in common – a shared career, shared goals, the […]

Swear at him and act stroppy, that way he respects you….?

Swear at him and act stroppy, that way he respects you….?

Does my husband really want a more bossy babe on his arm? Ok this is my concern. Even though surrendering is making a massive positive impact on my marriage there is this one niggling doubt. Do men secretly, deep down want a fiesty independent woman […]

Save That Special Tone Of Voice… For Him

Save That Special Tone Of Voice… For Him

The other day I phoned a friend to speak to her. Her husband picked up the phone, and we exchanged some polite pleasantries – asking about the kids, work, etc. After that, I asked to speak to my friend, so he gave her a shout… […]

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