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Where Joy comes from

April 20, 2020

Where all this Joy is coming from Why all this joy? Is she just trying to be funny? Actually, no. Since the pandemic I’ve watched and talked to people I care about, people I admire across the globe all take a hit in one way or another. I saw the […]

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More than managing COVID-19

March 17, 2020

More than managing the COVID-19 Climate By now you’ve heard it all. From conspiracy theories of germ warfare to the bizarre situation of a lack of toilet paper. From tightening up our hand washing and sneezing habits to precautions of social distancing, to panic shoppers and attitudes of ‘it’s just […]

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What is Virtue?

February 19, 2020

One of the important questions we must be able to answer for ourselves at Virtue Ministry is, “What is virtue?” The answer was something I wasn’t so sure of when starting out a year ago. The definition in my mind was quite ambiguous. Virtue was “something good”. It was a […]

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Refocusing our Resolutions

January 28, 2020

It’s somewhere between week 4 and week 8 of the year and new year’s resounding resolutions seem both so far away, and like it was only yesterday. That gym membership we took out, yeah probably been a few times. The new healthy eating plan, yeah, broke that a couple of […]

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A Christmas reflection…

December 18, 2019

A Christmas Reflection… The end of a decade and here we are… Christmas is around the corner and there are 2 things I would like to bring to mind in this last blog post for 2019. Gratitude for the year Having been blessed to be granted with some team time […]

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Lady Justice

November 26, 2019

Like so many before us, we deal with many injustices in our daily lives. They’re in the community we live in, our workplaces and our relationships. Sometimes, they are small ones that build up and just make our day unpleasant and put us in a bad mood. Some will be […]

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The genesis of Virtue Ministry

September 6, 2019

The Genesis of VM As time goes on, so many of the pieces come together. It might be 3 years since our launch, but it’s only in retrospect that I can see just how long God has been working in my heart and in my life to bring VM here. […]

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Stillness

August 28, 2019

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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Just keep swimming

August 14, 2019

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

July 4, 2019

  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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