As we are coming to the 'arrival' (Adventus) of the festive season with full force, it is so easy to forget what Christmas is about in our busyness, restlessness and buying madness. However, this year, I am going to try something different . I am feeling challenged to understand what Advent means and truly enter … Continue reading Advent-urous
Here’s to the Crazy Ones…
Attributed to Steve Jobs, ( designer of Apple Mac ) . I absolutely love this quote because it loosens the chains on us and allows us to become something beautiful, that is free of the thinking of others. It inspires and surprises me constantly! I find it deeply spiritual too. I find that it speaks … Continue reading Here’s to the Crazy Ones…
Be a Dreamer ….
This is about a story called, The Three Trees. When the trees first started out in life, they all had ambitions to become something incredible. The first tree wanted to become a beautiful treasure chest with all the worlds’ wealth in it. The second tree wanted to become a magnificent sailing ship that held royalty … Continue reading Be a Dreamer ….
I have to be perfect , I have to get it right, I need to improve myself consistently . I sometimes feel that I am my own worse critic. Where does this idea of perfection come from ? Was it in my upbringing? Was it found in my church ? Was it the pressure I … Continue reading Limiting Perfection
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of us all?
Questioning self -worth and identity What do you see when you look in the mirror ? How do you measure your beauty ? Do you have perceptions of yourself based on other peoples’ ideas? Or are you happy with yourself? Do you ever wish you were younger, better looking or had less wrinkles? I … Continue reading Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of us all?
Learning to ride a wave in the uncertainty of life
Ever had that sinking feeling where the pressures and challenges of life seem to slowly push you under the waves? or that the circumstances around you seem to destabilise, just when things seemed to be going okay? Sometimes we feel that we cannot take anymore with pressures of jobs, finance, children, husbands and homes . … Continue reading Learning to ride a wave in the uncertainty of life