Sometimes life can seem overwhelming. Difficult. A trial. Don't you just wish sometimes that there was a hero - a real superhero to swoop in and save the day? Psalm 14 ends with this saying: Is there anyone around to save Israel? Yes: God is around; God turns life around (The Message) Here lies a great… Continue reading With God, Life is ‘turnaroundable’
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The sun is shining on Harrogate today and I can hear the morning coffee call. Responding to the call I step into my local independent coffee shop. I’m greeted by the owner and the barista, both of whom are bright and cheery. The welcome is warm and authentic. This place is a little treasure trove… Continue reading 012 Coffee Creativity: The Case of the Nude Barista
No person in American history was so respected and yet so hated as Abraham Lincoln. Thousands opposed him in his views on war and slavery, as well as his attempts to keep America united. One day a friend pulled Lincoln aside and told him that his critics were speaking so negatively about him. Lincoln responded,… Continue reading 011 Shine: Handling your Critics
Life can be described in terms of shades: dark and light; black and white. We think of darkness as bad and light as good, yet God created darkness and light and said that it was all good. Even God Himself brooded in the darkness before the creation. Many of the most expressive and creative people… Continue reading There is so much new life in the darkness – so take heart
There are many benefits of having a life vision and knowing what progress you want to make. Here are seven benefits of having Vision for your life or organisation: It focuses your attention on what is important It helps us to persevere when the going gets tough It clarifies our lives and defines who we are… Continue reading The Value of following a Life Vision
The fridge stood in the middle of the room where the delivery guy had left it. It was huge! I unfortunately am not huge. How on earth would I move this fridge? We've all had days like this: days when there's something in our lives that appear to be immovable. It might be a big… Continue reading Three Tips for Moving the Immovable