Jet Lag and The Kingdom of Heaven

I’ve recently returned from an international trip and I’m battling jet lag. The problem is that my body is aligned to a different time zone than the one I’m living in. As you will know if you’ve travelled overseas, this creates a disharmony that can be difficult to...

God has the final say

Lots of things happen in this life.  Lots of words are spoken by lots of people.  Lots of decisions are made that affect us.  Lots of media sound-bytes clutter the airwaves.  Lots of predictions about the future are made. Lots of hopes and dreams fulfilled or...

Rest Requires Trust

A holiday doesn’t automatically guarantee rest. It’s convenient and easy to tell ourselves that a change of scenery, a change of pace, or a change of country will give us rest, but the problem with going on holiday is that you take yourself with you. If...

When It Doesn’t Feel Special

 When you are good at something it often feels very normal to you. Especially when you have put in enough hours to become really good at it. What to other people seems amazing, usually feels very ordinary to the person doing it.  I often meet people doing amazing...

It’s Just The Fear Talking

People are afraid – but what comes out of their mouths often doesn’t sound like fear; It sounds more like anger, or frustration, or bitterness, or bravado. But no matter the content of the words, the force behind those words is often fear. Whether people...

I Was About To Jump In

I was about to jump in with both feet when someone stepped in and gave me some extra information that changed everything. I was about to speak out of frustration when someone encouraged me to take a gentler tone. I was about to make a decision when someone spoke up...