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When trying to be better, fails.

When trying to be better, fails.

I always like the idea of being a better version of myself. When I gaze at the self-help articles and books that adorn my facebook wall or bookshop shelf, it often prompts me to try harder at being a better me. More confident, kinder, generous, […]

What Captures your Imagination?

What Captures your Imagination?

In Mere Christianity, C.S.Lewis makes an interesting point about faith: “I was assuming that if the human mind once accepts a thing as true it will automatically go on regarding it as true, until some real reason for reconsidering it turns up. In fact, I […]

Inside Out & the Place of Sadness

Inside Out & the Place of Sadness

*There are a few spoilers* In the film Inside Out we meet two emotions that seem totally opposed to one another; joy and sadness. They live inside an 11-year-old girls head called Riley. It turns out that Joy doesn’t want Sadness anywhere near Riley’s memories. […]

Serving without Sinking

Serving without Sinking

Have you ever had that moment where you are just really fed up of serving? At first it was a joy but now it’s just boring and repetitive. It feels like you are the only one who is serving while everyone else has gone home. […]