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New Self Talk

New Self Talk

A friend of mine woke up this week with bad sinuses. She knew that the beginning of feeling sick could flavour her whole day. So she said to herself, “I’m not going to be sick, I’m going to be awesome.” When she told me about her self talk I was so impressed. And challenged. So…

What Do You Expect?

What Do You Expect?

I recently saw a great quote on social media from The Water Giver: “Parenthood is about raising and celebrating the child you have, not the child you thought you’d have. It’s about understanding your child is exactly the person they are supposed to be. And if you’re lucky, they might be the teacher who turns…

Are You In Community?

Are You In Community?

Let me tell you a story from the book of Mark in the Bible. Mark is one of the four books that tells us about Jesus’ life and ministry here on earth 2000 years ago.  Mark 2:1-12: A few days later, when Jesus again entered Capernaum, the people heard that he had come home. 2 They…

A Hong Kong View

A Hong Kong View

My friend has recently visited Hong Kong. She has been making us all incredibly jealous as she posted online all the photos from her incredible adventures. Out of all of her fabulous experiences, one particular photo grabbed my attention. It was the view from Victoria Peak, on Hong Kong Island. In this one photo she mentioned…

Mother’s Day

Mother's Day

This week we celebrated Mother’s Day. This is a day that is celebrated by many but carries with it pain and grief for others. I understood and carried that grief for many years, and still do as I stand with others who struggle on this day. I read a beautiful piece of writing that seemed…

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