Hello, my name is Ruth Kirk, and I’m a liberal, universalist, Catholic writer. I firmly believe that God loves and includes everybody, so I try hard do the same.
For me, God, who includes all that is both female and male, is far beyond gender, or anything else I can conceive of. God lives in, over and through everyone and everything.
My life has been full of physical and mental challenges following an emotionally abusive childhood, so I’m still changing, struggling and growing, though my health is steadily deteriorating.
I live with with chronic fatigue, invasive breast cancer, autonomic neuropathy, neuropathic pain, costochondritis, eye problems, sicca syndrome, frequent headaches and chronic migraine. I have no thyroid gland. I also have extensive experience of panic, agoraphobia, claustrophobia, depression and anxiety, both personally and professionally.
Whilst praying, or just going about my day, I often have personal and spiritual insights. Sometimes I also have spiritual dreams and visions. I share these experiences as honestly and openly as I can with others via my website, Twitter and Facebook.
Every day, I publish an original blog in diary form, praying for those who read it, and for all who don’t. I very much hope you will find something on my site that interests or helps you. I welcome and read all comments.
✝️ With love and best wishes, from Ruth xxxx
2 thoughts on “About me”
Thank you for your lovely blog. I am the editor of a Catholic vocation guide, VISION (vocationnetwork.org). We are considering use of a photo from this page of your blog: https://ruthkirk.org/jesus/#jp-carousel-18393
Might we have permission to use it?
If so, we’d credit it as you instruct. The art would accompany an article on following Christ. Thank you for your consideration and best wishes in your continued publishing.
Dear Carol, thank you so much for looking at my website and contacting me. I’m always happy to share. I used the photo in question before I knew anything about crediting photographers, but I think I probably got it from Yandex, though I’ve failed to re-find it this morning.
I therefore suggest you include a credit reading something like this:
“Photo via ruthkirk.org, from Yandex”
With best wishes, from Ruth xxx