The Gift of Presence

I've written about this before, but I sometimes struggle to be present with others. I always look back on these days and kick myself for missing Quality Time because I've been distracted, stressed or "elsewhere" in my thoughts. It was a close friend's birthday recently, and I tried hard to make the day memorable. I [...]

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 [...]