June 2020 letter

June 2020 letter

Dear Friends,

‘When we are up, we are up. When we are down, we are down. When we are only half-way up, we are neither up nor down.’

It’s about the Grand Old Duke of York’s men, but it could be about our mental wellbeing.

For lots of us, life is a series of ups and downs. And presently quite a lot of us are feeling down. It’s not surprising, given our circumstances, but it is concerning. We want to keep going and keep praying. Where can we look for help?

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