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Praying and laying on of hands today in church. The prayer was for my mobility and I felt warmth running down my leg. There is certainly a difference though not healed. Made me think about feet, and I haven’t thought about them in 5 weeks. To be a midwife not only do you need hands…

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Another interpretation I remember saying the name she chose is a friends baby she was a midwife to- it was a transforming time. I am interested that she is quite political in losing something that needs to be refocused on the basics for the normal birth agenda. The use of art appeared to help her…

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Interpreting some of the data material I start looking at the questionnaire this time. There is no logical reason to it, it’s just what I picked up first but I consider I should have gone through in the same order as I had with N’s. I note she has chosen a jokey name and question…

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Another friend praying with my wobbly leg and I talked of ‘balance’- if the person is on one leg and not balanced this can lead to the other part withering through no use. This is significant to me, but also in the issue of midwifery, of students, of people. Isn’t this all about what I…

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My birthday- but what has interested me has been the amount of butterflies as symbols on both presents and cards. And we went to a castle today that had a butterfly farm! The butterfly is a symbol to me the transformation taking place in my head and my heart; the process of self-growth and development.…

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Good Friday- we have our Easter tradition of making [things] for the tree. The theme of love remains strong for me this year so we have each made a heart. For me Love came down… on one side and the other…and stayed. The cross symbolising the death and flowers on the other side symbolising life.