http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/we-can-get-through-this-together-royalty-free-image/175730782 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 behind you, doing… 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
I've just had a very odd facial by a therapist who wore rubbers gloves. I didn't come away feeling as relaxed as I would like. Mostly I spent the time thinking that I was a bit icky to touch. I understand why she felt like that. I have a cold sore on my top… Continue reading The rubber-glove facial
I had an aha moment this week about dancing that I wanted to share. We recently signed up for a hip hop class because our friend is running it and we wanted to support her. I really struggle with the (hard for me) routines and I was telling the instructor after our third class, that… Continue reading Learning how to dance
Following on from my previous post, "Taking hospitality to the street", I just wanted to let you know our Neighbour’s Day 2016 celebration was a great success. Yipee! There was, however, a very tense moment at 2pm, one hour out from the start of our party, when the sky went dark and rain came down heavily. We… Continue reading What happens when you take hospitality to the street?
Following my recent post "Are you ready to see my real life?" and my desire to be more hospitable this year, I’m tackling one of my related goals head on. March 19-20 is national Neighbours Day here in New Zealand and over the years as this day nears, I have great intentions of organising an event for our… Continue reading Taking hospitality to the street
Opening your home say’s "you're welcome into my real life". Jen Hatmaker I wish I was the kind of gal who swung open my front door freely, but I’m not. I don’t really like unannounced visitors. Firstly, because I will be in my around-the-house-clothes which fall very much under the “for comfort” category and… Continue reading Are you ready to see my real life?