Remain In Me

Last Sunday, I "went to mass" in Colombia on Youtube.  The priest spoke in his sermon about how we, as human beings, struggle with change. Yet, we're constantly changing and desire novelty. We fear change, but we don't want to stay in certain places, in certain jobs and with certain people. We're striving for happiness [...]

Discerning Ideas

A little different blogpost today. A few questions that I've been reflecting on to help with discerning ideas: What's my vocation?What will bring me joy? What do I love doing?What will help me build financial stability to provide for myself (and my family?)What’s work? What’s just a hobby?What’s my Ikigai?What am I passionate about?What are the [...]

Joy Comes In The Morning

Without Good Friday, there can be no Easter Sunday. No empty tomb, no Resurrection, no Risen Christ. We can see this message play out in our own lives if we recognise it. Without darkness, suffering, pain, confusion, wilderness, exile, there can be no joy. The Christian joy is that we know the end of the [...]

Enjoy It While You Can

Life’s moments of joy and despair have a lot to teach us. I like to think of life as a mountain range. It goes up and down, with mountain-top moments of pure joy, as well as deep valleys of loss and pain. When things are going well for us, it’s easy to think that on [...]

Finding The Love Again

For regular readers of the blog, you’ll know that I’ve been struggling with motivation and purpose with my university languages degree for a while. I’ve been a little out of my depth in my final year, without having had the chance to spend my expected six months working in Germany and three months in Peru [...]