and it's a really important part of my faith.
But what may be appropriate for humans,
may not really apply to shoes.
Sadly, with me,
I love my shoes unconditionally.
It doesn't matter that the fabric is grubby despite many washes,
that the plastic is breaking on top,
and underneath (ouch!).
For me they are still the same shoes I bought in Cath Kidston, Edinburgh, in April 2009,
and they are comfortable,
and I can't buy new shoes whilst on the Challenge of the Utmost Kind,
and I love them.
I nearly threw them away at the end of last summer
and I nearly threw them away at the beginning of this summer