How to deal with post-dream-come-true life

How to deal with post-dream-come-true life

For the first four months of 2019, I got to live out my dream. From January to April I was living in the USA, in Boston, getting to study at a prominent US college and experience day to day life in a vibrant and exciting city.

  • A knock at the door

    A knock at the door

    My father tells a story of an incident in Christchurch when he was a teenager, a story of obedience and humility.  In 1941,during World War II, there was fear of a Japanese invasion of New Zealand and a blackout was put in place incoastal areas.

  • The story of Jubul

    The story of Jubul

    I am taking an interest in Genesis chapter 4 verses 16-24, through to Chapter 5. The fourth in this series, Jubal. This is not a well known part of the early history of man kind after the creation of man and man's fall (sin), but it does reveal a great deal about the development of human kind in this early period.

  • Value add

    Value add

    As a mum of a tiny tot I spend a fair chunk of time around other mums, reading mum blogs, and articles, scrolling through family forums. Whenever I'm around other parents, the topic of conversation is usually “the kids”.

  • The nature of a peacemaker

    The nature of a peacemaker

    Story after story, headline after headline, accounts of racism, violence, war, terrorism, hatred, devastation and death inundate us. The world feels like it’s going crazy.

  • Club sports (anything) the key to success

    Club sports (anything) the key to success

    Champions just don’t turn up at an international event not having come through the system – and that system starts off as youngsters through sporting clubs.

  • I see…

    I see…

    “I see a beautiful city and a brilliant people rising from this abyss. I see the lives for which I lay down my life, peaceful, useful, prosperous and happy… I see that I hold a sanctuary in their hearts, and in the hearts of their descendants, generations hence… It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.”

  • You are special, yes you are!

    You are special, yes you are!

    In our teacher training education, we learn that for every negative we point out, there needs to be five positive praises or encouragements. People need to hear how special they are.People need to know their worth, in order to realise their full potential.

  • The story of Jabal

    The story of Jabal

    I’m taking an interest in the second half Genesis chapter 4, verses 16-24, through to Chapter 5, the third generation, today, the third in this series, Jabal.

  • Our primary calling

    Our primary calling

    What does it mean to be a Christian?

  • The story of Lamech

    The story of Lamech

    I am taking an interest in the second half Genesis chapter 4 verses 16-24, through to Chapter 5, the third generation, today, is the "first" Lamech (there are two). This is not a well known part of the early history of man kind after the creation of man and man's fall (sin), but it does reveal a great deal about the development of human kind in this early period.

  • A construct of politics for winning

    A construct of politics for winning

    A question in recent weeks leading up to last Saturday’s Federal election related to veterans and considering the succour for those loved ones who died in service and those who returned with a whole different perspective.