"I hope you rise up with strength, empowered to bring God-wonder wherever you go." (Lisa Bevere)
"Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone's face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions." (Henri Nouwen) I was having one of those "meh" days. Heading out late one evening to… Continue reading Making a Difference
“What will you do in the mundane days of faithfulness?” (Martin Luther) Of the many signs of spring around at the moment there is none more prominent in my garden than my oak tree. As if overnight new leaves have sprouted and what seemed to be bare branches are now awash with fresh green leaves.… Continue reading The Mundane Days
A work day like any other - ordinary. The sound of fingers clacking on keyboards, printers going. The general hum of a busy office. That is until Hitesh calls from the lunchroom alerting us all to a budgie sheltering from the rain on our deck. And with that we all came to check out the little chap. Some… Continue reading Rescue!
The Waterfront on Tamaki Drive is a gorgeous and popular place to go for a walk. Stunning views across the harbour, Pohutukawa trees providing as much beauty as shade, a fresh sea breeze. As I head into work on the early morning commute I can’t help but envy those out taking advantage of our clear… Continue reading Rhythms of Grace
"intentional : - done on purpose, deliberate, calculated, conscious, done on purpose, intended, planned, meant, considered, wilful, purposeful, purposive, pre-planned. I've decided that my word for 2015 is going to be "intentional" and I am intent on it! And yes I am sure I break a rule of English by using the definition of the… Continue reading Intent on being Intentional
...Sounding something like this, dreadful Some people laugh through their teeth goodness sake Hissing and fizzing like snakes... You have to love Mary Poppins and the delightful lyrics used in the songs. And who could forget that gorgeous word supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! I particularly love the song "I love to laugh" - fun, upbeat, definitely humorous. And… Continue reading Some people laugh through their noses…