From the Desk Remix! – Information Overload and Lettuce!

Information overload. We are living in an environment of information ubiquity, which is at times amazing. At other times, it can be a problem. Too much of a good thing turns out not to be good for us. Consider this - how many doughnuts is too many? You are correct, no amount of doughnuts is… Continue reading From the Desk Remix! – Information Overload and Lettuce!

Daily Verse – Three Things on Your To-Do List.

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Romans 12:12 NIVUK We are used to productivity gurus and time-management geniuses giving us the number one rule - have one main thing on your list, have five things, have as many as you can think of but only to the top two, etc. etc.… Continue reading Daily Verse – Three Things on Your To-Do List.

Discard What You Don’t Need.

This is an easy piece of advice to agree with. Until we open a drawer, or look in a cupboard, or try and find a file on our computers. There are lots of reasons and theories about how and why we accumulate so much stuff and our parents, spouses or partners, and professionals, telling us… Continue reading Discard What You Don’t Need.

Daily Verse – Struggle.

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Ephesians 6:12 NIVUK In this verse the Apostle Paul is teaching, and reminding, believers that our world and lives are more… Continue reading Daily Verse – Struggle.

Daily Verse – Psalm 105:1

Hallelujah! Thank God ! Pray to him by name! Psalm 105:1 MSG Depending on which translation you are reading from the phrase here 'thank God' could be written as 'Praise God'. The Greek phrase hō·w·ḏū allows for both thank and praise. 'Thank God' seems easier to do in your everyday life - 'Praise God' conjures images… Continue reading Daily Verse – Psalm 105:1

Discard.

Having expectations and an overall aim are widely believed to be useful for success. Some suggest that to be truly successful you have to break everything down into stages and specific blocks of thought and action. Many people do achieve what they set out to using this style of methodology. Sometimes, however, we are not… Continue reading Discard.

Daily Verse – Psalm 119:11

I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. Psalms 119:11 NIVUK When we hide something we normally do so to keep it a secret. Good or bad. We don't want others to know, so we can surprise them or because we understand they would think poorly of us.… Continue reading Daily Verse – Psalm 119:11

Words Fail Me.

I've been trying to write an update of where I currently am creatively for over a week. Literally, the words have failed me. I've struggled to even write a handful of words. I've reflected upon the reasons for my sudden wordly-mutism. The closest reason I can come to is that it is like having another… Continue reading Words Fail Me.

Daily Verse – Hosea 6:6

You Version For I desire - chaphets - I delight in. Nine occurrences in the O.T., all translated 'desire' but with a clear meaning to be something was pleasing or not. Mercy - checed - goodness or kindness. Perhaps a good deed or favour. We should all delight in kindness and favourable acts towards people.… Continue reading Daily Verse – Hosea 6:6

Daily Verse – Colossians 4:6

Colossians 4:6 https://my.bible.com/bible/113/COL.4.6 The Apostle Paul is talking again about proclaiming the mystery of Christ. He exhorts us to talk about Jesus, the hope of our lives, wherever and whenever the opportunity presents itself. As in yesterday's verse, we are to always be ready to share our faith, even in the face of opposition. Today,… Continue reading Daily Verse – Colossians 4:6