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My children are 5 and 7 years old. A boy and a girl. We wanted more but a lengthy battle with fertility meant that we were many years behind our…

Read the PostPride & Joy

I go to church. I enjoy church. I enjoy the unity and fellowship that it brings. But church for me is not just 11am on a Sunday morning. It is…

Read the PostDivide & Conquer

These next 4 blogs will form a small series on what God is directly talking to me about. They aren’t slick or polished, but instead they come straight out of…

Read the PostHeart & Soul

Band of Brothers Today I carried a coffin. A baby coffin. It broke my heart. It wasn’t heavy but we held on so tight we had white knuckles. Standing shoulder…

Read the PostBand of Brothers

Stay patient and trust the journey Have you ever followed someone’s directions to a place? Not a GPS signal or an address. But verbal instructions – turn left after the…

Read the PostThe Journey

“Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.”  When I was growing in my faith, as a young lad, I remember a great man called Mark. He…

Read the PostBeing not saying. Part 1.

The last month or so I have be pondering the following phrase: “In our culture we have put increasing value on authenticity and a decreasing focus on integrity”. (McManus, 2003)…

Read the Post#justsaying #justbeingrude

“What you don’t deal with, your children will deal with”. I didn’t read this anywhere. It wasn’t a cool TED talk or a preach from a slick haired church pastor.…

Read the PostBroken glass in the toy box

As part of my last job, I was on the interview panel for potential staff joining our school. I worked with students to interview applicants and our section of the…

Read the PostWhat is your life motto?

Today is not a special date in my life. It is not a birthday, holiday or anniversary. It is a Tuesday. Just a Tuesday. And it’s raining. But it does…

Read the PostToday is not a special day