96. Do you have a seat at the table?

As a young child, I was brought up to always eat my meals around the table and on Sundays and special occasions I would often help in setting the table. I have always enjoyed the aesthetics of a beautifully ordained table, almost as much as eating the flavourful food on it. But tables are more Read more about 96. Do you have a seat at the table?[…]

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?[…]

87. Is acedia a part of me?

Some of you will be saying – what the heck is that?  Acedia(from Latinacedĭa, and from Greekἀκηδία, “negligence”) according to Aquinas, the word describes a state of listlessness, of not caring or not being concerned with one’s position or condition in the world. Other words often connected with it would be – apathy, sleepiness, a Read more about 87. Is acedia a part of me?[…]

80. Enjoying close relationships?

Peter turned and saw that the disciple whom Jesus loved was following them. John 21:20 A metaphor for our walk with God that I relate to well, is that of being on a journey.  The phase in the journey of sanctification or becoming like Christ doesn’t have set formulas and routes but is a journey Read more about 80. Enjoying close relationships?[…]

78. What’s on God’s agenda for you this year?

Do New Year’s Resolutionswork for you?  I just googled ‘new year’s resolutions’ and do you know how many results there were?  Almost 14 million.  People are interested in seeing change in their lives and they see the beginning of the new year as a great time to turn over that new leaf, to have a Read more about 78. What’s on God’s agenda for you this year?[…]

77. What leadership lessons have you learned?

You may have read John Maxwell’s book the 21 laws of leadership.  As I was reading I began to recognise some of the laws or values or lessons that I live by as a leader and things that I desire to pass on to others.  Here are 21 of them: Leadership is influence:  If you Read more about 77. What leadership lessons have you learned?[…]

74. Time to journal?

For the past decade, doctors and psychologists have been taking notice of the health benefits of reflective writing. They note that wrestling with words to put your deepest thoughts into writing can lift your mind from depression, uncover wisdom within your experiences, provide insight and foster self-awareness. Similarly, a recent news article discussed the benefits Read more about 74. Time to journal?[…]

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