108. Can you drink the cup?

I have read this little book by Henri Nouwen several times now and I think it will be one of those books regularly taken out of the bookshelf for a recap.  It’s a book about the story of our lives.  Our lives are made up of a mixture of both joy and sorrow, although if Read more about 108. Can you drink the cup?[…]

107. How is technology impacting your life?

When was the last time you assessed the impact of technology in your life? My mum is 95 years old and has never been good with technology.  She has never driven a car, never watched a video, never sent a text or opened a website, never held a smart phone or even know what an Read more about 107. How is technology impacting your life?[…]

106. How do you create habits?

I was watching a TV show the other day where a doctor wasn’t allowing a patient to go through a cultural ritual and as a result, she was very anxious and uptight.  After this incident, the doctor’s partner caught the doctor going through his own ritual in getting ready for a surgery – a certain Read more about 106. How do you create habits?[…]

104. How do you deal with distractions?

I opened my computer to book a flight yesterday and an hour later, I had read some emails, paid my visa bill, journaled a few thoughts but not booked the flight!  How does that happen?  How many times are you on route to do something but never actually get there? Do you find you get Read more about 104. How do you deal with distractions?[…]

103.How healthy are your emotions?

They always ask the question – who’s a good boy, never how’s the good boy! I had to smile as I saw this meme.  It made me realise how often we don’t pick up on the emotional needs of one another. A question that Peter Scazzero asks in his book, ‘Emotionally healthy spirituality’ is this: Read more about 103.How healthy are your emotions?[…]

101. What’s been happening this year?

For many years now, going back as far as I can remember, we have had a custom of spending some time in debriefing at the end of each year.  We have created or borrowed a different approach each year to keep it alive and interesting.  We have also added times of contemplation and the use Read more about 101. What’s been happening this year?[…]

100. Are you looking after your body?

      Are you looking after your body? Here’s a question for you: What do you enjoy most – eating, exercising or sleeping?  We need all three of course but rarely go without eating, often go without exercising and sometimes burn the candle at both ends, struggle with insomnia and miss out on sleep.  Read more about 100. Are you looking after your body?[…]

98. What could you stop doing?

Think back to when you started to learn to drive.  There were so many things to learn and remember.  Then as soon as you began to get the moves down, you started a bad habit like crossing your hands over the wheel and the instructor would say – no please don’t do that as you Read more about 98. What could you stop doing?[…]

95. What’s your rule of life?

There is a rediscovery going on in recent times, where we have come to recognise that over the centuries there have been some very godly men and women who have had a lot of wonderful things to share.  This revelation makes us realise that we are missing out on some gold nuggets of truth if Read more about 95. What’s your rule of life?[…]

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