Actions speak loudly, but Words Still Matter

i was at the other end of the pasture on a hot afternoon, when a shrill voice rang out and echoed across the field. In the distance, I could see two people sitting in front of an open trunk of a car beside a school, but it was too far to make out clearly who […]

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The Gift Of Compassion

Compassion is something that reminds you you have a pulse in a world that’s fast becoming cold and aloof. If you know someone enduring a challenging season right now, please reach out and give them the gift of love…of a listening ear…of a compassionate heart…of a caring smile…a kind gesture…a prayer from a distance…a meal…an […]

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Words are meals: let’s eat & serve well

Words matter. Let them be kind Use words to encourage and uplift; not to attack and wound The quality of the words we use reveals the essence of our hearts And every heart needs love and tending to Here’s an excerpt that speaks volumes about the quality and origin of words we choose to use. […]

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Forgiveness as a footstep forward to freedom

It’s the gift that sounds lovely to receive, but often feels quite heavy to give. Forgiveness – grace, pardon, acceptance of apology, softening of a once-hardened heart apology…an expression of sorrow-or-remorse-filled words for wrongdoing or hurtful actions, followed by promises of new beginnings, better behaviour, and ideally – actions that support these declarations. No matter […]

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