Making Peace: Avoid Unnecessary Drama!

Peacemaking is a skill, a call, and in many ways a miracle.  We live in a culture that slides into disintegration and disorder, leaving the work of binding  and renewing communities, bringing reconciliation and drawing people into a peaceful relationship with their God to a very small minority.  The very nature of ‘peacemaking’ has become […]

Oh My Soul

“Gladden the soul of your servant, for to you, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.” (Psalm 86:4)   What is going on in the very depth of you, in the innermost part of your being? The scriptures are full of an understanding that there is more to our life than even our family, […]

Happy are the Merciful

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy” Matthew 5:7 Many people involved in the management of staff are always having to balance mercy and judgement, patience and excellence – and I can understand what difficult positions this can put us into.  I find it so fascinating how this is acknowledged in part during […]