Another First

A little bit of story and a whole lot of exciting 'coming soon', plus more about the journey to NOW and some new steps towards the goals!

A Christmas Message

This blogpost is about experiencing the nativity in an out-of-the-box sort of way.   It is a little of what you don't expect at this time of festive baubles.   A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE On Christmas Eve morning, I am doing a little Bible Study, part of my regular quiet time. Thinking birth, nativity, rebirth, circumcision, and … Continue reading A Christmas Message

We Lead By Example

  Leadership is leadership.  Parenting is leadership.  Whether we are leading teams, family big or small, classrooms full of children, organisations, churches, businesses, society, clubs ... the group that we are leading is simply a group that we are leading.  No matter the situation: We lead by example. When we become aware and mindful of … Continue reading We Lead By Example

The Perfect Story – A Short Film

* Three months ago, my son set off for university, for the first time. A few short weeks ago, my son announced that he had decided to write a film script.  He had joined his university's Film Society, had attended several meetings as part of the group of enthusiasts there, and wished to enter into … Continue reading The Perfect Story – A Short Film

A Mindful Advent 2017

I sat down to write a little message, which was simply going to say what I had posted on my Instagram account yesterday, 1st December 2017: Wishing everyone a very happy Advent season and then it seemed to me that more needed to be written besides these few words.  I became mindful that so many … Continue reading A Mindful Advent 2017

A Gratitude Moment

It is the beginning of a new week and I thought I would take a moment to still my mind and take stock of the present ... now is a present and the present is now. When we are slain by difficulty or pressure, squeezed into other people's deadlines and commitments, pushed by life into … Continue reading A Gratitude Moment

Carrots At The Tail End Of Winter – A Repeat

  Prompted this week by WordPress to write about "Orange", I thought that I would skip that prompter to write and moved on ... only to then receive a lovely note from an avid new Reader of the blog, saying how much she had learnt from and enjoyed reading the post "Carrots At The Tail … Continue reading Carrots At The Tail End Of Winter – A Repeat

When We Feel Heard And Valued

When we feel heard and valued, we find that we can do amazing things. Have you found that even the most optimistic among us begin to falter and slide, when integrity is challenged by the judgement and misunderstanding of others?  I have seen this happen to people with great promise, who have been put upon … Continue reading When We Feel Heard And Valued

Plants For Air Quality

With a certain amount of excitement on his part, and some natural trepidation shared, I delivered my son to university at the weekend - packed, prepped and ready to start his journey within the new academic arena of his choice. We arrived ... only to discover that my son's allocated hall of residence had just … Continue reading Plants For Air Quality