I’m struggling tonight to find meaning in my work. Trying to press on not knowing what I should be doing and whether I even want to do what I’m doing. The rewards come and go. Good clients, respect and courtesy. Then a bomb hits and I see the reality of what people really are—greedy, selfish,… Continue reading Meaning in my work
Yesterday, I attended my local council's community engagement forum. It is the second community forum I have attended by our council and it was a rude awakening for me of the way our city and the world is moving. Many of you know that I am a Christian first and then a business owner. On… Continue reading We are no longer a FREE Australia!
Am I the only conservative God-fearing God-loving person left? I note that all left wing gay-loving people post hate mail (on Facebook) about politics and politicians but I haven't seen any single right-wing conservative post hate mail about left-wing, pro-gay marriage, tree above people-loving politics, etc. I'm not afraid of losing the opinion of man,… Continue reading Whose opinion matters more to you? God’s or man’s? Wake up… wake up… before fire surrounds you forever!
What does the whole armour of God look like? Maybe it could look like this from the head down. Mind and Mouth - PRAYING ALWAYS Eyes - WATCHING WITH PERSEVERANCE Head - Helmet of SALVATION Chest - Breastplate of RIGHTEOUSNESS Loins - Girt with TRUTH Whole Body - Shield of FAITH Whole Body - Sword… Continue reading What does the whole armour of God look like to a Christian? My interpretation
According to Wikipedia, "Success may refer to: Attainment of higher social status, Achievement of a goal, for example academic success, The opposite of failure". I love this compilation of famous quotes about success at the following link. 50 Great Thoughts on Success Stick with me though, because my thoughts may surprise you. According to Richard… Continue reading Defining success: God’s way or our way?
It's Tuesday night and I'm lying in bed winding down from the day. The heat in the Mountains was kind of lovely today as long as I only took in small doses, and tonight the weather feels just fine. It feels like Friday night and I think that must be good, because I love Friday… Continue reading Coming to fruition: the sparkling
Thank you to the people around me who inspire me—every day, week and fortnight—to share knowledge and keep learning and growing. And who encourage me to play the music of life on so many instruments that all can hear and interpret, so that one, or maybe two, can be captured in the wonderment of the… Continue reading Play to capture
Tonight I watched a movie called All About Steve starring Sandra Bullock. I really loved it... but I'm so affected by films that I often wonder whether I am walking a wrong path. Some background: My husband Markus and I have never really been keen television watchers. When I was young, living with my parents,… Continue reading I love movies, but am I kidding myself as a Christian?
ponder Verb Think about (something) carefully, especially before making a decision or reaching a conclusion. I finally feel like I'm on holidays! After two weeks of being on "holiday", the exhaustion has only now passed, and the last two days have been the first two days when I've actually had energy to enjoy my time… Continue reading Fish fillets and ponderings
You've got to keep trying each day, counting each blessing: Each helping hand Each timely solution A sleeping dog A purring cat A devoted husband A willing friend A loving parent A kind word A gracious God A forgiving Lord The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is… Continue reading You’ve got to keep trying each day