What we believe about life and about ourselves makes all the difference. It will shape how we live, what we do and who we become. If we believe that there is no God and that life is a random list of events that is controlled by nothing, then our purpose becomes very vague. I know … More It makes all the difference
This morning, the bus to the station was 1 minute late. The train to Melbourne was 9 minutes late. So frustrating…right? People were getting upset and I was even becoming restless. If small things like this begin to frustrate us, we need to start looking around. At one of the stops, 4 people in wheelchairs, … More Look Around
We all have the freedom to choose between being thankful for what we do have, or complaining about what we don’t. There will always be things we want, so there will always be an opportunity to complain. But you don’t need to take every opportunity that presents itself. On the other hand, there will always … More Gratitude
This past weekend was a long weekend in Australia. We are reasonably new to Victoria and had to travel to Albury to a soccer tournament that both our boys were involved in. There was some great music going and the weather was perfect for the 4 hour journey. About 3 hours into the trip, signs … More Is it Time to Turn?
In one way or another, we are all broken. And because we live in a throw-away society, we tend to right others off- or even write ourselves off – when the cracks start appearing. It’s become too easy to throw away that appliance when it doesn’t work anymore. It’s much easier buying a new one. … More Broken