By: Susan Browning
It usually starts with someone either screaming, crying, kicking me or begging for TV before a reasonable hour. It’s my life, and I love it. But most days do begin startled or in a groan and a vague rolling out of bed after a lot of denial. It’s a rude awakening. Continue reading “The Morning Dawns and the Evening Fades”
By: Jennie Scott
Humans are, by nature, goal-oriented. We are a people who plan for the future and work in the present for that unseen yet approaching reality.
This is, perhaps, why we love our weekends so much.
In our relationships, we know what we want and what we want to improve. Continue reading “Moving Forward When You Don’t Know What’s Next”
By: Susan Browning
There is this narrative in our conversations, I know you’ve heard it, in fact you probably know it all too well: we simply can’t find time to be still. We look forward to the holidays we work so hard to take, we’re too busy to have time to ourselves, we’re onto the next thing before this thing has begun, we’re living in our future ideal. Continue reading “Real Rest”
By: Kim Wilkinson
Christmas is a time of year to celebrate, and be grateful. It’s a time to think upon the year that has been, and the one that is yet to come.
More often than not, we end up filling our days in crowded car parks and shopping centres, working long hours on end of year projects, and overbooking our social calendars in an attempt to find some enjoyment amongst the chaos. Continue reading “7 Tips to Help You Have a Stress-Free Christmas”
By: Sheridan Voysey
‘You reap what you sow’ is a powerful principle describing the way that much of life works. Plant a seed of goodness, kindness or faith, and a harvest of that same quality will follow later. But there’s another related concept we sometimes miss. Continue reading “Do You Need a ‘Fallow Year’? the Ancient Art of a Year of Rest”
By: Rodney Olsen
You’ve had the same conversation a thousand times. You meet up with someone who asks how you’ve been and you answer by telling them … ‘busy’.
Their question isn’t about your level of activity, it’s about your personal wellness, yet you still feel the need to assure them that you’ve been a productive member of society. I know this because I get caught up in it too. Continue reading “Jesus Is Coming… Look Busy”