Is it fair?

Most of us had finished our plate of lasagna, but while my son was still using his fingers to pick out only the noodles, I told my six-year-old daughter that she needed to go upstairs to pick up her room. …

The beauty of a micro-retreat

I perched on the hewn-log bench, looking up into the cathedral of leaves as the sun’s rays filtered through the branches above to create a high and holy ambience. The twitter of birds in the trees and the occasional scampering …

The condition of our minds…

But we have the mind of Christ (the Messiah) and do hold the thoughts (feelings and purposes) of His heart.  —1 Corinthians 2:16 (b) I reached the curb in front of the airport, where my friend would pick me up. …

Motivation matters…

Motivation really does matter. Most of us can recognise the benefits of motivation in our lives – increased levels of confidence, satisfaction and achievement. You’ve probably also experienced what it’s like to have little or no motivation – it feels …

Living large…

Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, in proportion to our faith; if service, in our serving; the one who teaches, in his teaching; the one who exhorts, in his …

Mind and mouth…

Out of the fullness (the overflow, the superabundance) of the heart the mouth speaks.  —Matthew 12:34 Today’s verse reminds me of a woman who came to one of my conferences and shared with me that she never stopped thinking and …