It took me a while to acclimatise to the phrase, at first not comprehending the teen’s nonchalant reference. It took me a while Continue reading bio-dad
‘you have to give something to get something’
‘no gain without pain’
‘true success requires sacrifice’
true or false? and to what degree?
how much must I let go Continue reading Sacrifice
We must reflect on what has
come before, what is
now, and what may
If we do not, Continue reading We must
I have become quite uncomfortable with the level of humility God seems to want me to experience. Continue reading Humble pie
There’s a reason we’re all still here – why we don’t get swept up to heaven the second we become Christians.
It’s because we still need each other. We grow when we connect, tune in, and love on each other. We expand our humanity when we open up, become vulnerable to trusted family and friends, seek out wisdom from others. Continue reading Be Imperfect
When we believe someone or something has authority over us, we find ourselves saying we ‘have to, we must, we should, we ought to’. We are giving this something or someone else the power over our time, energy, resources and directio Continue reading The power of thinking for yourself
I’ve been thinking about suffering lately. I am coming to believe that we live in a society that values happiness and it’s continual pursuit over the necessity of acknowledging struggle, fear, grief and suffering. Continue reading What if happiness is a lure and not an antidote?