Archive for June, 2010

  • Because of what happened to me in my childhood, I was very uncomfortable with my own self-worth. I spiralled into a destructive cycle that lasted ten years. I went to specialists, therapists, psychiatrists. Nobody made an in-road into the issue.

    Marcia’s Story

    Because of what happened to me in my childhood, I was very uncomfortable with my own self-worth. I spiralled into a destructive cycle that lasted ten years. I went to specialists, therapists, psychiatrists. Nobody made an in-road into the issue.

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  • The thing that attracted me most to becoming a barrister was the role of advocacy. When I think about Jesus and how he fights for the underdog – how he speaks up for those who don’t have a voice – […]

    Arlene’s Story

    The thing that attracted me most to becoming a barrister was the role of advocacy. When I think about Jesus and how he fights for the underdog – how he speaks up for those who don’t have a voice – […]

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  • When I was 17, I failed my O-Levels. I wasn’t anything impressive at all. Lots of my friends were going off to university and I wasn’t feeling very loved or excited by life.

    Michael’s Story

    When I was 17, I failed my O-Levels. I wasn’t anything impressive at all. Lots of my friends were going off to university and I wasn’t feeling very loved or excited by life.

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  • I had been a complete atheist: very anti-God, very anti-church. One day, I was driving to work and suddenly I thought: ‘There has to be more than this’.

    Graham’s Story

    I had been a complete atheist: very anti-God, very anti-church. One day, I was driving to work and suddenly I thought: ‘There has to be more than this’.

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  • I was addicted to heroin and crack and had become a liar and a thief. I was in and out of prison all the time. I was trapped.

    Mandy’s Story

    I was addicted to heroin and crack and had become a liar and a thief. I was in and out of prison all the time. I was trapped.

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