I’ve just finished reading “Out of the spin cycle – devotions to lighten your mother load“. Another wonderful book by the very funny and relatable, Jen Hatmaker. If you give to others, you will be given a full amount in return. It will be packed down, shaken together, and spilling over into your lap. The… Continue reading Spilling over
“Everyone’s awkwardness shines a little brighter in an elevator.” Sammy Rhodes from his book, This Is Awkward: How Life’s Uncomfortable Moments Open the Door to Intimacy and Connection. You and I can be standing side-by-side, but because we don’t know each other there is this expectation and understanding that we will ignore each other. I can… Continue reading Awkward!
In the middle of a guided meditation, our instructor asked us to think about a person in our lives whom we loved and appreciated. We were to think about all the things they do that we are grateful for, things about their personality that we admired, how they made us feel, how much they meant… Continue reading Just like you
When my son was 3, I was standing in front of the mirror trying on my shorts on a hot summer’s day. “Ughhhhhh…. look at my legs!” To which my son replied “What’s wrong mum? They work perfectly”. This week, my 3 year old niece was told that she would be having her first haircut.… Continue reading Wisdom from a three year old…
Have you watched this Bob Newhart video titled “Stop it’? Peace I leave with you; My [own] peace I now give and bequeath to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. [Stop allowing yourselves to be agitated and disturbed;… Continue reading Stop it!
Embed from Getty Images I’ve just started watching a series by North Point Church called “Helping the next gen win”. By the title you would assume that the focus is just on helping Millennials or Gen Z. In fact what they say is, that the “next gen” can mean anyone who is coming up… Continue reading A story shared…
We all want peace — peaceful relationships, a peaceful life. We want an end to wars, bigotry, racism, and terrorism. Yet many of us, in our homes, workplaces and communities are struggling to have peaceful relationships with those we know. How can we ever expect that there will be peace in our world, when we… Continue reading The anatomy of peace