Wise warriors don’t travel…

I’ve toyed with the phrase ‘pilgrim warrior’ in my mind and heart for a few years now. For tonight, I have this thought: “Wise warriors do not travel alone” I met someone from the Sudan this weekend - she is a student at a local college and her mother travelled with her. There’s safety in … Continue reading Wise warriors don’t travel…

Be true to yourself

Did you know that YOU are the most important person in your life? There will never be anybody that knows you the way you know you. This is why it is important that you are true to yourself. Being true to yourself starts with being honest with your self. It continues with presenting your true … Continue reading Be true to yourself

It’s loneliness that’s the silent killer (and friendship is the vaccine)

Never ever do life alone - humans are social creatures with the strong need of friendship. We all need someone to talk with; someone to hug and hold; someone who understands us. Over 9 million people in the UK say they feel lonely (source: Independent newspaper). Loneliness can be caused by internal factors such as … Continue reading It’s loneliness that’s the silent killer (and friendship is the vaccine)

Kindness is giving your strength away

kindness can be seen by some as a weakness in character because it makes you vulnerable and open to people treating you like a mug. This is one way of looking at kindness (bear with me) - but kindness is NOT weakness - it is the humble use of your strength. Kindness uses its strength … Continue reading Kindness is giving your strength away

Partnership & perseverance move mountains (or fridges!)

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 Partnership & perseverance move mountains (or fridges!)

When Relationships Collide

Relationships can be so difficult at times. We often view this as a negative, but should this always be the case? - I believe not. When a relationship is beginning it is fresh, new and exciting. We are caught up in a marvellous, emotional, biological and experiential frenzy which releases happiness within us (I'm sure … Continue reading When Relationships Collide