Christmas Countdown

Have you started the countdown to Christmas? As a child I loved the daily process of opening the little flaps on the advent calendar. The anticipation of waiting to see what was behind the scene each day was almost more exciting than the actual picture being revealed. The picture behind each door tells a story building to the climax of the birth of Jesus. A bit like turning the pages of a book, with each chapter moving the reader towards a final realisation. Christmas is a happy time, a time of hope and giving, of kindness and sharing. Yet all […]

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Pick Your Fights!

Why is it important to pick your fights? Not everything is important. Some things that you feel strongly about now, just won’t matter this time next year. Every battle takes up precious time. Each problem you become embroiled in can end up stealing your time, which could’ve been spent doing fun things. Arguments leave us feeling drained of energy. We only have a certain reserve each day, don’t waste your energy on fruitless debates. After a fight with someone, we often feel upset and regretful. Hurtful words and actions cannot be taken back. They can damage relationships long term. So […]

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