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Just keep swimming

Last year, I got my first job in hospitality at a café. It was a busy café with friendly staff but lots of customers and lots of tasks for me to do. Despite being familiar with how a kitchen worked and finding it easy to serve people, I made many […]

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Young woman fishing in pond in summer evening

Stillness

Stillness A regular dose of silence and quietness is necessary for peace of mind. At least that’s what all the self-care and mindfulness material out there will say. But actually attaining a practice of stillness is no easy feat. If it were as easy as turning off the TV, popping […]

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I like hanging out, but I don’t want to be friends…

I like hanging out, but I don’t want to be friends…

  Friendships can bring the greatest of emotions; pride in our friend’s success, sorrow in their struggle, and victorious triumph when we overcome a challenge. But friendship can also be the things that can hurt us the most and leave scars; some that will fade with time. Being open to […]

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Do small things with great love

Do small things with great love

Do Small Things With Great Love   Hanging out the washing has always been a job I’ve had a distaste for. I don’t know why, it’s really not that hard. When I was 12, I created a game to make me finish it quicker. I pretended I was on a […]

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Charity, where did she go?

Charity, where did she go?

  We have such heated debates on ethical and moral topics. Everything on life and death, gender and sexuality, lifestyle and marriage. Regardless of where we stand on any of these, the way we approach a conversation about them, also speaks volumes. Distasteful approaches often leave me wondering if we […]

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‘Work harder!’ But I’m worn out…

‘Work harder!’ But I’m worn out…

How exhausting. Hard work is a necessary part of life. How many times have we been counselled to work hard in order to achieve our goals? To just push on, give more, put more effort in, sounds like a recipe for being ‘Worn Out’ maybe even ‘Burnt Out’. It certainly […]

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Simply Surrender

Simply Surrender

Simply Surrender   “Jesus does not demand great actions from us, but simply surrender and gratitude”  – Therese Martin   Growing up, if I was sure of anything, it was that I wanted to be a doctor. When I was 8, the worries of getting good enough grades, finding money […]

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Virtue Challenge 101

For those who have heard our talks, been part of our workshops or found a desire by other means to better themselves for and out of love by embracing virtue in becoming all that you were made to be… At last we give you… a Virtue Challenge 101 The Virtue […]

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