Wednesday, 6 May 2015

#WonderfulWednesday

As you know by now I have set myself a challenge to be more of a cheerleader for the wonderful human beings that surround me, inspire me, encourage me and generally give me hope for the future. So with that in mind every Wednesday I aim to share with you the profile of some fabulously divine human beings so you too may share in all that they are and bring to the world.

Welcome to #WonderfulWednesday No. 17

Todays utterly divine human being and I first met at bible college and its probably fair to say that we were/are polar opposite to each other but boy do I love this human! 

So let me introduce them to you by sharing 10 things that totally captivate me about them:

1) They are super chilled

2) They demonstrate ridiculous amounts of love for others  

3) They are sensitive to the needs of others  

4) They are always positive 

5) They are passionate about equipping and enabling children and young people 

6) They have no idea how beautiful a human being they are 

7) They stand with people in solidarity not charity

8) They are full of grace  

9) They are off the scale servant hearted 

10) They share joy with the world 

Who is this #WonderfulWednesday human you may ask ...


Luke Brightwell


Luke has a degree in Applied Theology and is a JNC qualified youth worker. We first met at Moorlands when we both appeared in the Placement Based class of 2006 - 2009. 

Luke and I became instant siblings and for 3 years I regularly tortured him by pushing his boundaries. Once I sacrificially 'helped him out' by getting him into a head lock, providing him the chance to practice his Break Away Training. Wasn't he blessed! 

Our house loves Luke and is gutted life is so busy we don't get to see enough of him. He is a real gem of a human.  
Luke has recently joined Home for Good after ten years of working with children, young people and fostering through Bath YFC. He and his wife Claire are foster carers and he is passionate about giving hope to vulnerable children and young people. He is a governor at his local junior school and on the steering group of Family Matters, which trains and supports volunteers to come alongside families. He walks what he talks this one. 

You cant follow Luke on any social media as thats not his thing but you can follow Home For Good on Twitter here and if you are in the South West then Luke will be the Home For Good staff member for you!

Luke Brightwell is a legend. Pure and simple. 

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