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The day I fell out of a tree: moving on from past wounds
Can you look back to a time in your life when a painful event opened a wound that has never quite closed?
This one’s for you!
We’ve never come this way before
Winter will end, And time will heal; New life will come! We’ll see the Sun, and Come forth whole.
The struggle is real, but what will we let it bring out in us?
The struggle is real, but what will this crisis bring out in you and me? A flame of judgment, or a blaze of compassion?
An operation in resilience #2
Today my wee Zoë is having follow-up surgery on her arm. She smashed the bone just under her elbow in June and had plates and screws installed. I wrote a post during her first operation – I’ll admit, it was partly to distract myself from pacing the corridors and going out of my mind. ThisContinue reading “An operation in resilience #2”
Screen fatigue and digital addiction: a family experiment
We’re all tired of screens, but we’re all also addicted to them. It’s making us sick. And tired, too. Here’s three tips for beating the digital blues.
How to get through a pandemic: Just do the next right thing
How can we get through the uncertainty of the next few months?
… Start by doing something, when you feel you can do nothing
… Do what’s in front of you, rather than worrying about what’s ahead of you
… Do the right thing, and the next right thing will happen.
The superpower of self-awareness, and how to get it
It’s not often considered to be one of life’s superpowers. But you can’t be a good spouse, friend, employee, team player or leader without it. Leadership coach Reggie McNeal says it is the most valuable skill in a leader’s toolkit. Marriages can’t thrive in its absence. Friendships blossom in its abundance.
So what is it, and how do you get – or should I say – grow it?
Back to school 2020/2021: burst bubbles and brave steps.
When all this is over, you will tell your children how brave you have been…
When weariness weighs you down, who holds you up?
Once upon a time there was a battle. A fight which felt impossible to win. The leader of one side was known for his great exploits. His courage. His bravery. His boldness. His unwavering confidence in his God. But in this particular story, he is vulnerable, he is weary, and he is tired. A groupContinue reading “When weariness weighs you down, who holds you up?”