When Difference Goes Sour

When Difference Goes Sour

We differed in our view of how things should have gone. As ‘good Christians’ we thought we would apply Matthew 18 and meet with a trusted other to resolve things. We ended up in a worse place than when we began; more irritated, with more to forgive and now the trusted...
Whose Path Am I On?

Whose Path Am I On?

Just yesterday a friend was lamenting the way her work place was prioritising corporate growth at the expense of compassion for clients in the midst of the current cost of living crisis. A few weeks ago I attended a selection afternoon with an organisation looking for...
To Be ‘A-Changing’

To Be ‘A-Changing’

A leader moves on and a new one arrives, new possibilities emerge but old dreams are shattered, hope rises but feelings are hurt, and one or many eventually move on. A new year comes around, ‘fresh with no mistakes’, we decide what we want our lives to look like, we...
Depression and Work

Depression and Work

Imagine waking up one morning and not knowing if you could face the day, let alone get to work and be productive? Where your confidence in yourself had dropped below zero and you had no self belief? I remember those days well… It was like all I had done before then...
The Joy and Freedom of Boundaries

The Joy and Freedom of Boundaries

I found myself stressed out, burnt out and sick as a dog. Unable to dislodge the anxious thoughts. ‘Will she be OK?’ ‘What have I forgotten?’ ‘I’m so far away.’ ‘ She must be taken care of.’ Meanwhile three hours drive away she was fine, confident that everything...
From Rules to Liberation

From Rules to Liberation

So you come to the end of the week and your heart sinks into your empty tank of energy as you anticipate spending time with your nearest and dearest; you just want to collapse in a heap and hide from the world. You simply have nothing left to give. But you’re...