I want perfection and I want it now!

TweetWhere does this idea come from?!  And why is our worst case of perfectionism usually focused on ourselves, or those closest to us.  People, in other words.  Non-perfect beings. I bet almost all of us have this disease in some form or another.  We expect the impossible from both ourselves AND others, an expectation that…

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Getting to ‘Go’

TweetThere are two types of people in the world – those that want to make a difference, and the rest that don’t realise that’s why they’re here. Of the first group that want to make a difference – there are two types – those that are doing it, and those that are waiting – generally…

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Enrol now for my e-courses

TweetSO MANY PEOPLE are operating without a vision or sense of purpose today. Most of my working life has been spent helping others find direction and inspiration, uncover their dreams and grow the confidence to reach new goals. This is my series of online courses to give you some great opportunities for self-discovery and the…

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The Perils of Social Networking or How I Spent My New Year

Tweet  My lovely Trying God’s Patience Facebook page was hacked on New Year’s Eve, along with Title Wave and the collaborative page I share with 100 or so other Facebook pages: The Golden Rule. Needless to say, we’re working on it.  You may be surprised to hear that we have pretty much laughed our way through…

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and that was 2012… far out!!!

TweetRemember this feeling a year ago:   I’m wondering now if 2011 got the better deal after all. Let’s not recount the many local, national and global dramas and their horrific impacts.  But I so want to speak to the suffering of so many individuals, not least in their wondering “Why?!”  (Or as some of…

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First in the World

TweetThere are certain times of the year, the decade, the century, the millennium… when being at the start of the international date line gives one certain privileges. It’s an honour that belongs only to a few Pacific Island nations and the far reaches of the Russian continent.  New Zealanders like to make a fuss about…

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Crossing into Wonderland

TweetCrossing into Wonderland Loving this new blog from special friends, Michelle and Cindy.  

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I don’t often rant…

Tweet… well not apart from “at” my children.  They could tell you a thing or two about my ranting, that’s for sure. But bloody hell!   Too many (one is too many) mass shootings of children this year. Too much violence period. But I tell ya what!  Isn’t the gun lobby SO successful!  They’re so…

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Dilemmas, Contradictions and Dichotomies – Living in a Complex Universe

Tweet  Me, I love a good dichotomy. It’s when I’m surest of all, that I’ve likely stumbled on something useful.  I think of a dichotomy as a kind of mind-bending contradiction; a higher order of contradiction that involves points of particular value. In the pursuit of our Vision and Purpose, we will especially find early on in that…

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Courage and Change

TweetGod, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things I can, And the wisdom to know the difference. The Serenity Prayer by Reinhold Niebuhr; it’s tempting to finish right there.  I mean really, what else is there? With thanks to Jenn Manning & Random Thoughts n’…

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