A life well lived

24 Oct 2018
psalm 23 eugene peterson

If I may, I’d like to pause and appreciate the life and work of Eugene Peterson, who died yesterday. Poet, writer, pastor and theologian, he probably isn’t a household name. But to millions of Christians around the world his translation of the Scriptures – The Message – has brought their faith alive. He has always been […]

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Standing where it’s uncomfortable

23 Oct 2018
standing where its uncomfortable

Sometimes we find ourselves in an uncomfortable place. Where we’d rather walk away and protect ourselves from the emotions and mental turmoil it stirs up. And sometimes walking away is the right thing to do just now. Because we’re not able to see things clearly enough to make wise decisions about how to constructively disrupt […]

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What have we stopped seeing?

22 Oct 2018

Have you noticed that when you see something that needs attention and then don’t do anything – you cease to see it after a while? Our brains are amazing at creating wallpaper. The stuff that’s just there. It ceases to hold our gaze or demand attention. Like the picture on your phone or the details […]

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It started with a pencil

20 Oct 2018
it started with a pencil

For me, it all started with buying a lovely mechanical pencil in the Royal Arcade in Cardiff last year. At the time it was a huge treat and a promise. I love well designed, beautiful pencils with high quality lead. Indeed, my life could be told in the stories of my pencils. There was the […]

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Creating more creative space

19 Oct 2018
creating more creative space

Outside = our environment. Inside = our inner space. Both matter and both require small intentional steps. Cultivating small habits that open up our space to think creatively. Generously and beautifully.

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And the answer is…?

18 Oct 2018
and the answer is

We’ve grown up in a world that says if you get the answer right you get a prize. So if we don’t find the answer we’re obviously not trying hard enough. Or we’re not smart enough. Or we don’t know the system (or the powerful people) well enough. The problem is that whilst some questions […]

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