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Image IS everything!

When it comes to raising our  kids, the image of self-love that we portray is absolutely everything.

Before I had children I was oblivious to the fact that there are little people marching around this world imitating the things I do. 788 more words

From The Heart

William Trevor* The story of Lucy Gault

Shortlisted for the 2002 Man Booker Prize

I’ve picked it up from my bookshelf but I never thought I would find so little to love in this story. 967 more words

Book Reviews

...a few thoughts on ships...

“A ship in the harbor is safe.

But that’s not what ships are for.”

William G.T  Shedd

I saw some ships today, and some smaller vessels on the water. 863 more words



You know? That feeling when you know you are going to fail no matter what because of your mediocre performance during the interview, when you know you can actually do better but you falter and struggle to answer the question, because you totally misunderstood the question, when she actually asked such a simple question yet you stammer through and through, in front of eight panels and two other candidates?


Lessons From Life

Plant Anyway

He  drops his backpack by the door and heads out. Whether the temperature hovers at freezing or rises to a swelter, he and his friends find each other. 915 more words


Building Character

By Teresa Sayles, Children’s Creative Arts Director

Woodland Hills Church
The past two weeks, we’ve talked about how our picture of God shapes our faith and our identities and how creating family values together and working to integrate those values into daily life is key in creating a unified and loving home.  765 more words

Spiritual Formation

OMG You're Four Today!

Oliver is Four years old today, how on earth did that happen???

I can literally remember bringing him home from the hospital as a little bundle of joy that was completely dependent on myself and his mum. 217 more words