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How to be happy (by a moderate depressive)

// Eight steps to happiness. Sort of.

Written by Ruth Mawhinney

Picked by Amaris Cole

“I have the sort of depression that until very recently I just assumed everyone had.” Simple, sweet and painfully familiar. Lovely tips for anyone who’s ever had a bad day, week, month or more.

Can you be a Christian and buy a diamond ring?

// After promising to myself that I'd never buy an uncertified diamond, I bought two...

Written by Jim Atkins

Picked by Thomas McConaghie

Posted over two years ago, Jim Atkin’s post about buying an ethically-sourced engagement ring still rings true… so much so that we featured it in our newest threads mag.

They gave me a box

// A reflection on life as a woman in church.

Written by Kate Wallace

Picked by Chine Mbubaegbu

It’s not often that we have poetry on threads, but this piece which articulated so well the pain that is felt by so many women in the Church, whose dreams are squashed, seemed to hit a spot. It turned out to be one of our most popular articles ever.