Writing in the Sand

Writing in the Sand

Kynance Cove is often tipped to be the most picturesque beach in the whole of Cornwall, famous for its white sand, turquoise sea and jagged rock stacks. And I was pumped about going there.  So we went down on the first day of our holiday last week, but a perfect...
Putting Everything Right…

Putting Everything Right…

A while ago the Red Dwarf comedy series was a popular viewing in our house. The writers had some amazingly original ideas and one that lodged in my memory was the concept of the justice zone. In this room you could do whatever you wanted but every act had immediate...
Abandon Annually

Abandon Annually

Rick Warren, the writer of Purpose Driven Life and the master of the well crafted sentence, famously says that “To avoid burnout you should Divert Daily, Withdraw Weekly and Abandon Annually” In a world that says you can always do more, this is refreshing. A world...
Can you win and be humble?

Can you win and be humble?

I love this time of year because I can find Wimbledon being aired on BBC iPlayer for a solid two weeks…what a joy!I love to watch underdogs come back from 2 sets down to then winning the game. I love to see an exciting game being played by two incredibly talented...
The Use and Abuse of Hyperbole

The Use and Abuse of Hyperbole

Hyperbole (the use of exaggeration to make a point) was often used to great effect by Jesus.We can smile at the imagery but also get the message when he told people to remove logs from their own eyes before trying to remove specks from each other’s (Matthew...
When the Door Slam

When the Door Slam

I wonder if you’ve ever experienced the pain of doors slamming in your face? Of wounds inflicted by hands you know you should have been able to trust? I wonder if you have watched as the pathway you felt you were called to follow has been closed down before your very...