I deleted 52 blogs off my feed reader today. They were all good ones too. Now I have only 10 feeds remaining, one of which is my own blog. Why would I do that? I […]
The mountains rose, the valleys sank down to the place that you appointed for them. (Psalm 104:8 ESV) I am in a season of evaluating the relative importance that should be given to various elements […]
Only a fool would attempt to climb Mt Cook without a plan. Likewise, it has become popular to have a ‘Life Plan‘ or similar sort of personal ‘mission statement’. Interestingly, we Christians don’t tend to […]
Being alone in fellowship with God feels nice. However, we are designed to be part of a community rather than loners so attempting to chart a course for heaven as a solitary adventurer is doomed for failure.
Within five minutes this evening the wisdom of two women brought the focus in my life back to where it should be. A conversation with my wife about how the last week has really been […]
I have set myself to make 2011 a year of focusing on essentials. One of the most fundamental elements of our lives is how we spend our time. Don’t panic… I’m not going to start […]
When venturing into the wilderness areas of New Zealand there is certain gear that is essential for survival. Most of it is fairly obvious, but get caught in the mountains in bad weather without that […]