Hi, I’m Lesley.

Lesley Crawford- profile pic

Thanks for visiting my blog.  I live in the UK and work as a youth worker.  In my spare time I love music- I originally trained as a musician and still enjoy playing with various bands and orchestras.  I also enjoy reading, writing, going to the theatre (especially musicals), walking in the country or by the sea and spending time with friends.

I’ve been blogging here since August 2015 and I’m enjoying the journey so far.

Life in the Spacious Place refers to a verse in the Bible- Psalm 18:19: He led me out into a spacious place; he rescued me because he delights in me-  and this blog is about exploring this spacious place and sharing what God is teaching me.

I write on various topics connected with God and faith.  I love to explore questions of faith, dig deeper into the Bible, share book reviews and, above all, encourage people that, whatever their circumstances, there is always hope to be found in God.

Thanks for joining me and I look forward to exploring the spacious place together!

ruby magazine may 2017

1          blessed-transgressions




9 thoughts on “About

  1. Hi Leslie! I’m your friend from the #gritup collective writers link. I’m an author of two books. One is a Bible study and the other a book about the humanity of the Marys in the Bible– A Mary Like Me: Flawed Yet Called published by Leafwood in 2016. It’s written to encourage women to step out into their call from God. Would you consider reviewing it?

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