Category archive: Short Blogs

Getting to ‘Go’

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

  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!!!

Remember 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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I don’t often rant…

… 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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About Madison

My son’s initial blog.  The expressions ‘chip off the block’ and ‘the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree’ may spring to mind. Sue xo About Madison.

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Just a plain old hand, no strings attached.

“A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.”  Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton Just a hand will do.  Any hand.  Left or right, doesn’t matter.  Oh, and no side order of preaching needed.  Thanks. I love this post from Women’s TEA TIME; a call to do more for others in the world. It brought seemingly…

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The Meaning of Things

We owe each other and the world so much more thoughtful consideration of the “why” of things, before we open our mouths.   There is always more than just what we see and more than our own immediate and emotional responses. In our rush to assert our right to free speech, to “express ourselves”, to…

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Dedicated to the Ones I Love

Traipsing around the United States meeting twenty inspirational women, each with an incredible story… well, there’s nothing better really.  We ate, we drank, we talked, we laughed, we hung out, we inspired, and then we did it all over again.  So here’s to all of you – thank you from the bottom of my heart….

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Groovy!

Thanks, Shirin from Virginia, USA.  I totally love this! Go check out www.facebook.com/OnTheFenceAdvocacy

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Waking Up

I have fallen for Anthony de Mello: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_de_Mello Few people will consistently learn to operate at a higher level of consciousness than asleep, the level they’re born with.  Waking Up isn’t actually so easy. I have learnt that the simplest, most effective key is to open your heart, for which you must ask the assistance of God,…

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