For Christmas 2021, Purple Touch have joined forces with the Bejewelled Academy to give back to children by doing something special for our community. This year, we would extended a Christmas Party offering to little ones and their parents residing at Women’s Refuges to a full Christmas party experience. The 7 ladies of the Purple… Continue reading A Huge Thank You for Your Kindness at Christmas
The Purple Touch have joined forces with the Bejewelled Academy to give back to children by doing something special for our community. This year, we would like to extend a Christmas Party offering to little ones residing at Women’s Refuges by treating them to a free Christmas party for up to 50 resident children. The… Continue reading We’re bringing Christmas to children of women’s refuges this year…
Take up our Challenge in Ten mins! Watch this video and leave your comments. https://youtu.be/cQGfQcxu43Y The Word of God confirms much of what we see. We see the sun rise and set and the moon appear, stars in the sky and all the land and waters. We can see His handiwork as He describes it… Continue reading What If?
I have been running my own creative business for over 12 years I absolutely love it. I started out with my own jewellery line but gradually moved into creative education, developing my own team and running workshops and clubs through schools and centres across the city. As one of my main clients is schools, at the… Continue reading Melissa’s Pandemic Palava – a story of faith and resourcefulness
The Carpenter We suddenly arrive in this world with no built-in manual or tools of how to work this life. We are bombarded with everyone-else templates of how to be happy passed down from generation to generation. We can feel undone, not altogether, void and like we are missing a few screws within; but we… Continue reading The Carpenter. The Cross. And you.
The most profound thing I have heard is ‘you can’. The permission to have and build whatever my heart desired, of course within the will of God. The start of my journey with God was such a revelation! I was always bogged down with reasons why I couldn’t. A battlefield of why I couldn’t and… Continue reading A life based on God’s promises
Growing up in Manchester, I had a lot of insecurities about who I was, how I looked and if it was enough for people to like me. It really was a daily battle and something I struggled to get to terms with. I later found a way of coping and hiding the issues that troubled… Continue reading Lisa’s story: The road of comparisons lead me to a dark place…
The Purple Touch extends their gratitude and sincere thanks to every person, former OLC student, supermarket and business who donated so generously to our Christmas Hamper Appeal last month. We initially started with the goal of donating 10 hampers to student families of St Scholastica's Primary School and 5 hampers to student families of Our… Continue reading A Huge Thank You!
I practically turned from a cheeky and cheerful little girl to a real pain! For some strange reason, I was unable to speak out about what had happened to me, but I began to detest my mother and sought out ways to frustrate her – I believed that if she had protected me enough, I… Continue reading Excel’s Story Part 2: From Ashes to Beauty!
When I was single, my life was full of well-meaning people asking me when I was going to find someone and when I was going to get married… Oh, that million-dollar question! If only I knew... For me, finding love was never ever easy: I felt like I was under some kind of curse, (as… Continue reading Single or Cursed? – Gemma’s story