#Day 20 – Counteract Exploitation

This Christmas, how can we be a light in the darkness and bring hope and justice to the oppressed?
Here are a few thought…

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Generosity = Creativity = Life

Creativity and artistry require generosity, and generosity always costs you something. “I have seen the task which God has given the sons of men with which to occupy themselves. He has made everything appropriate in its time. He has also set eternity in their heart, yet so that man will not find out the work…

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Play yourself into the reality of your dreams

Creativity is one of those things we often get into a bit of a muddle about. We assume that there are ‘those creative people’ who can paint, sing, dance, act, sew, write music and novels or design, decorate and throw amazing themed parties as creative, but somehow neglect to place ourselves in that category. “Oh,…

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Incarnation

It’s that time of year again! This Sunday heralds both the 1st December and the first Sunday of Advent in┬átraditional church calendars.┬áThe season of journey and expectation, with a whisper of hope to a weary world, heavily burdened. The anticipation of God coming to earth as a tiny baby – so that we could have…

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Daydreams In Leaves

Heavy, dark and wet days Where all of life seems dreary Keeps us cacooned, restless. Weary of the rain, We sit and bundle onto the couch wrapped in each other’s embrace, Faces turned towards the failing light, Looking for hope. Sometimes this is enough. Dreaming of crisp days filled with falling leaves Brown, orange and…

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