SPECIAL MEMORIES

SPECIAL MEMORIES AFFECT OUR FUTURE Who could ever forget 9/11. That fateful day in September 2001 when we awoke to the horrific sights of huge passenger planes crashing into the side of the twin towers of the World Trade centre in New York. The pictures are indelibly etched into my…
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WHAT WILL WE LEAVE BEHIND?

ONE HOUR AND FORTY TWO MINUTES On September 11th 2001 we watched horrified as the twin towers of the World Trade centre came crashing to the earth. It had taken over eight and a half years for the nation of USA to build what has become the symbol to democracy,…
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IT HURTS TO GROW UP

GROWTH BRINGS PAIN I remember lying in bed as a young child unable to sleep because of the severe pain in my legs. My mum told me it was growing pains and that one day they would stop. Unfortunately she was wrong. Oh yes! The growing pains in my legs…
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LIVE FREE THROUGH FORGIVENESS

I FORGIVE YOU Life was never meant to be complicated. In our church we have a statement of purpose that says we exist to; Love God – Love People – Love Life. Sounds simple enough and yet many of us struggle to stay in love with life. I think it…
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A LIFE OF ACTION

LIGHTS,CAMERA ACTION. I was speaking recently to a conference on leadership and urging them to understand the power of taking action. So often in our lives it is the inertia of inactivity that locks us into a spiralling cycle of negative and destructive habits. If only I had acted at…
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TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE

HELP! MY DOG IS DESTROYING MY GARDEN Some time ago my second eldest son decided to buy a cute little puppy dog. The cute little bundle turned out to be a Staffy. My son decided to leave it at our place, as he couldn’t keep it where he was staying…
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