This week I was standing talking to two friends when another person joined us and started talking to just one of the group. I don't know this person well but we have been introduced before and often see each other at other gatherings, so my initial response when she ignored us, was to think she… Continue reading Am I invisible?
My inbox overflows. I'm sure yours does too. In his book "The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 technological forces that will shape our future", Kevin Kelly gives a fascinating insight into attention that grabbed umm… my attention. "Our attention is the only valuable resource we can personally produce without training. It is in short supply and… Continue reading Can I have your attention please
"Thank God, you're here!" You say this to the person or people who are there when you need them the most. But what about this ...? "God, you're here!" Joyce Meyer shared this statement in this short video about fear and it grabbed my attention. So I said it to myself and was overcome with… Continue reading “Thank God, you’re here!”
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…