I asked my six-year-old a pretty deep question today. Zoë, is it more important to be clever, beautiful or kind? Her wee eyes fluttered up to the sky and back again, which is what she always does when she’s deep in thought. ‘Kind, mummy.’ ‘Yes honey. If you’re clever and beautiful, but you’re not kind,Continue reading “What one thing would you wish for?”
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Come out of hiding ⛺️
The world needs you. It’s crying out for what God has put within you. It’s your time to shine.
Would you give up your spot?
In your heart, will you:
❤️put them in their place?
❤️ squeeze in beside them, resenting that they are there?
❤️Or, will you be radical enough, generous enough, lovinge enough to give them your spot, smiling with delight as you watch them enjoy every moment of it?
You shall know your ‘shoulds’ and your ‘coulds’ shall set you free
Find yourself thinking ‘I should’ an awful lot these days?
I should be enjoying home schooling…
I should be half a stone lighter…
I should be keeping in touch more with friends and family…
Maybe there’s a more helpful approach …
The power of the One
The impact of your life is a bit like walking along the seashore across the sand, picking up shells as you go. Those shells you lift along the way represent the lives you have touched. Before you know it, you’ve walked the length of the beach. A little love each day can go a very long way.
When you’re asking yourself if you’re making a difference, remember that the tip of the iceberg is all you see
Never measure the fruit of your labours or the impact of your life only by what you see. Because what you see is only the tip of the iceberg.
Don’t put your post (or pearls) in the wrong place
I did a ridiculous thing today. Just when I think I can’t get any more daft, I reach another level. I’ve concluded that sometimes my head is so far ‘in my head’ that my environmental senses don’t work properly. Bill asked me to post a really important piece of correspondence this morning. He drove meContinue reading “Don’t put your post (or pearls) in the wrong place”
A question that could change your life
The next time someone does something that makes your blood boil, try asking yourself this question… it might just change your life!
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”
When your best is not enough
Sometimes you will invest 110%, and it still won’t be enough. But that’s where grace comes in.