The Lionesses have won Euro 2022. Nichelle Nichols made television history. And the possibilities both have opened makes me wonder that the real reward of our own success goes far beyond the positions or trophies we get.
Each of us play many roles in life, which each contribute to our identity. But what if you can't take on the role you always wanted, or lose one that you've played so well? Thankfully, there is an identity available to each of us that can never be lost. I had known about this identity,
In the end, our lives won't be measured by our awards or public success, but by our love. And our love is revealed in the stories those closest to us tell of us. My father's life was seemingly small and ordinary. But it mattered. And our small, ordinary lives do too. I hope sharing this
Since walking in the way of love helps reveal our spiritual gifts, try doing a Gifts Assessment to see which ones you may have. Start by reading the biblical gifts lists to get acquainted with them. Which have you seen active in your life? Have others identified any of them at work in you? Leadership gifts
If the trend watchers are right, we’re about to see a boom in pilgrimage. Growing in popularity over the last decade, many of us feel drawn to journey to a sacred place, even if we aren’t religious. I recently added to the number, joining Paul Butler, the Bishop of Durham, on a three-day trek from
If the pandemic has been good for anything, it’s been good for my local park. During the first lockdown, kids made a line of hand-painted rocks that snaked for yards and yards. Fairy houses with tiny doors, windows and picket fences appeared at the base of tree trunks, and recently a community library was set
Five hundred years ago the Renaissance brought an explosion of art, science, geographical discovery and religious ideas into the world. What would it take to see a new renaissance (rebirth) of wisdom, creativity, community and faith in this coming decade?
In a celebrity-driven age like ours it’s easy to applaud those who work on the top deck—the public faces of business, government, medicine, entertainment—while overlooking those who work in the galleys and engine rooms that keep the ship running. Are you a back office, behind-the-scenes kind of person? Well lift your head high as your work