I've been busy revamping my study. Basically, I've got rid of more stuff I had forgotten I even had, or had kept because it might be useful at some point. I decided that some point had been reached and that the stuff wasn't useful after all. A family desk taken by my eldest son, freed… Continue reading Day 463 – Sunday Reflection.
For about twelve hours, the Welsh rugby team were number one in the world rankings. Then a poor showing against England saw them slip back to number two. Poor defence contrasted heavily with the one which secured them the Grand Slam in the 6 Nations. Too much reliance on training park moves saw players going… Continue reading Day 456 – Sunday Reflection.
A week of habit breaking, but not in a good way. After a one day break in my habit of learning French - actually I missed out by five minutes on maintaining my streak by losing track of time - I then managed a couple more days before blowing it by a couple of days.… Continue reading Day 442 – Sunday Reflection.
Style. I re-watched the movie The Thomas Crown Affair the other night and Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway clearly had style, in both their personalities and their fashion. Creatively, I think we spend a long time trying to find our 'style'. Early works are often composites of our favourite writers/artists/musicians, as we learn new techniques… Continue reading Day 436 – Sunday Reflection.
A teacher of the law asks Jesus who his ' neighbour ' is, in response to Jesus' exhortation that the greatest commandment is to love the Lord you God with all your mind and all your heart and to love your neighbour as yourself. Jesus gives the 'good samaritan' parable. Three years ago 52% of… Continue reading Day 429 – Sunday Reflection.
Is it just me, or did it seem to get around to Sunday again awfully quick? It has been a busy week and I'm not sure I stood still long enough at any point to reflect on anything. If you do any research on the habits of successful people and 'reflection' is often quite high… Continue reading Day 422 – Sunday Reflection.
I'm reflecting. What about you? No? How about you try it now? It can be on anything. Focus on this last week, for instance. In a recent poll of 15-30 year olds in the EU, only 32% of UK young people said they could read and write in another language. The next lowest EU country… Continue reading Day 415 – Sunday Reflection.