Three life hacks I use to snatch time in my week

My eldest has a new turn of phrase that she loves to use, “life hack.” My week can often be about the things I need to get done, and there are days when I don’t get a chance to do some of the things I would love to do, like read, write, and listen to … Continue reading Three life hacks I use to snatch time in my week

Five things giving me ordinary joy this Friday

We are heading into the latter part of the year which contains end of year functions, Christmas, and other attendant busyness that the last few months of 2018 will bring. The end of the year can be dominated by getting things done, but it is also important to focus on the little moments that bring light … Continue reading Five things giving me ordinary joy this Friday

Present with us – The guiding father

Are you going through a season when you are feeling bombarded from all directions? Do you feel like you barely have time to recover from one crisis and another is already upon you? Are you living in a state of constant reaction to your circumstances and feel like you are not even able to take … Continue reading Present with us – The guiding father

Present with us – the emotional father

In times of great distress and pain we can sometimes feel that we are the sum of our emotions. Emotions that are overwhelming and hard, emotions that seem to take up our whole being. In these times conversely, we can also feel that God is distant, that he doesn’t understand the extremes of our emotions … Continue reading Present with us – the emotional father

Prayer for the phone addicted

You hold it in the palm of your hand It is small enough to fit in your pocket Yet it controls your life You answer every beep, flash and buzz With Pavlovian single-mindedness   You know it’s not good for you You find yourself scattered and disconnected You are continually distracted and unable to focus … Continue reading Prayer for the phone addicted