Christmas has a different meaning to each of us. For many of us it is a time of gathering with our families and friends. It is a day of feasting, exchanging gifts and singing carols. We embrace loved ones we haven’t seen for long periods. We laugh, share our journeys from throughout the year and talk about our resolutions for the year to come. Drinks flow until Continue reading “Joy to the World – A Hope for Christmas”
Remember when you were a young child. The days you played chasey in the school yard. Running so freely through the playground, bark becoming stuck in your shoes. You’d run desperately towards a tree just to touch it and scream out ‘Barleys!’. Remember how you’d laugh so hard and so fully as you tried to catch your breath. You had no concept of being weary about who was looking at you or being concerned about what other people were thinking about you. Do you remember that freedom? The freedom to just be? Continue reading “What Is Your Passion?”
We each have a unique and personalised purpose for which we are responsible for pursuing and becoming fruitful in. But in this world, with all of our commitments and with the expectations society, our jobs, families and peers have of us, how do we grow into one who can achieve success in our purpose? Here are seven secrets that, once applied, will Continue reading “7 Secrets to a Purpose Driven Life”
‘Red lipstick is my war paint. Your words of encouragement I wear like armour’.
The power behind these two statements gives me goosebumps! The woman who wrote this in a message of thanks had, for the last couple of years, been through hell. Her abusive husband of 13 years tried to kill her in front her son. Her work downsized and left her without a job. Dani was Continue reading “War Paint”
The very process of the evolution theory is that of natural selection; survival of the fittest that brutalises and kills weaker species and outlives threatening conditions. Darwinists believe we are completely wired through our unguided, naturalistic, evolutionary development for survival.
Continue reading “Fight, Flight or Love?”
If not the creator, then to who do we give thanks for blue skies, warm days, laughter, kindness, joy and loving relationships?
A little while ago I came home after a long, cold, dark, wet and rainy night at work. I had been working outdoors in an area that was very run down, seedy and had very little light which made working in the bad weather quite difficult and tiresome.
Many of us believe in a loving source that brought physical matter and life into being. A designer, a universe an energy whose system is fueled by love.
So what is love?
Today while running a couple of errands I passed by a cemetery. As I looked at the multitude of gravestones that covered a piece of land so large I couldn’t see the end of it, I began to think of all of the lives that had walked this earth that are no more. Each and every one of the Continue reading “Grave to the Cradle – The Butterfly Effect”
Your love is so great I cannot contain my expression. At the point where I cannot find my feet, your grace plants them firmly to the ground. When my body is weak, you carry me. When the heaviness of this world falls upon me, you strengthen me. Your love can do no wrong and no matter Continue reading “I Smile”
‘For in him we live and move and have our being’. As some of your own poets have said, ‘We are his offspring’. – Acts 17:28
Who am I? What am I here for? These are questions we all have, or will ask ourselves throughout our lives. What makes me, me? Am I defined by the Continue reading “How Do You Define Who You Are?”