There’s a lot going on with him. He doesn’t say much when challenged about it, but it’s clear that there’s a lot going on with him. though he may bottle it all within. It is seen a little in his desire to fit in and feel like he belongs. His disruptive behaviour has brought some […]Read More Patience, Conforming and Reconditioning
If I follow certain narratives of history, I could get the impression that it was easier back in the day. Who is he? He catches fish. Oh so he’s a fisherman. Yeah. And that’s how it will be for the rest of his life. He’ll be rough and coarse and used to the struggle because […]Read More Who We Are and What We Do
Identity is such a crucial factor in life. “Who am I?” It is an important question to answer. I wonder however if we start with the wrong person. Being to ‘just be you’ isn’t very helpful when you don’t know the ‘you’ that you’re supposed to be. Being told that you’ll ‘discover it’ as you […]Read More Who You Start From
What’s the difference? There is something about growing up from a cultural heritage different to the one that is the majority of the area. There is something about that which marks one out as not belonging and so engaging in what it is that makes them different. Exploring the family heritage and noticing how that […]Read More Something About Being Different
They told me I was living in a fantasy. They told me I needed to wake up from my dreaming and face reality. What was that reality? Who defined that reality? What made it so real? Perhaps it was explained by science, maybe that had all the answers. But appeared to operate on theories and […]Read More Accept Reality
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. (Romans 12:2) My experience of that period of my life was not so much about being a rebel to my parents. I […]Read More Acceptable To Who?
Jesus says some really interesting things. Come to me, I will give you rest, take my yolk, learn of me, my yolk is easy and my burden is light. Whoever comes to me, I will never cast out. These and other sayings and experiences in the ministry of Jesus makes it clear that He is […]Read More Acceptance: A Challenge