Consider key opportunities, those relationships which are our responsibilities, the impact we have on these relationships, and those services of a relational manner, the risk to not providing for relationships, of some lack of effort, and additional costs to the stress and strain of maintaining such relationships, such as those covered in modus operandi, we… Read More On reflecting on priorities for the organization tongue in cheek style
Does “Alien Nation” (top) have anything in common with “Play It Again Sam” (bottom). No, but these photos do. They both show people in some sort of relational posing. Films are about relationships as is life about relating and relationships.
Around the world with your baggage 2002. It’s no easy road finding God. At least, for Ian Head (Pictured above). In 1956, he was going to end his life by jumping off the Westminster Bridge in London. A pull to go to the remotest part of the world was stronger. Ian arrived in Wellington, New… Read More Brought up in a home for boys was hard, then life turned for the better
Loaves & Fishes only community meal 2001. The Community Outreach Mission for the Salvation Army Crossroads Community Church in Lower Hutt (in New Zealand) runs the only regular community meal in the city.
Parking problems 2007. More Lower Hutt residents want to go to the library on a Sunday morning than go to church. Response from a Hutt library survey of 3700 residents showed changing library hours to start at 10am was popular. But this means parishioners from the adjacent Anglican St James Church would be competing for… Read More Was there enough room to move?
Singles seeking support 2005. Members of Christian Friendship Fellowship (NZ) are gathering at Queen Charlotte Sound this Easter from all over New Zealand for one of the fellowship’s major get-togethers of the year, the “Significant Singles” camp.
Doubly successful in marriage 2013. A retired New Zealand vicar who’s been blessed with two long, happy marriages knows the secret of success. Cecil Marshall, now eighty-six, was married to Barbara for 40 years. After her death 18 years ago, he was devastated but remarried and has enjoyed another 17 years of marriage to Margaret.
Until we meet again May our farewells speak blessings until we meet again
In moments, words were said, Were they two divergent things expressed about the same thing? One moment straight as an arrow that pierces the soul Another moment as cheerful a schoolgirl chatting Two divergent things expressed about the same thing? What’s the point, my friend? She says one day coffee’s the killer Next day asking… Read More All I need to know
As the intersection of two souls meet, One soul hopes for more than meet and greet. She took a risk, Is needing him so. The other oblivious to all this, Is caught up in the appearances of the show, A way to get to know you is all a design Farcical For souls to intertwine.… Read More Risk
He held the card and read it, “Not her again” and threw it in the neighbour’s garden patch. She was Deborah. Who loved him, And sent him a Christmas card, hoping to be his girl. They were young. He was fine, she was lovely, Yet his silence. Yes, his silence was ripping her apart. And… Read More All right
One of things a publisher will want, I think, is commitment, and not serving the writer’s ambition first and foremost. This commitment, I think, must extend to a writer’s readers, so that even if a writer is posting blog pieces all the time and is not publishing the book, but shows a sincere commitment to… Read More Commitment is more than ambition
How can they offer the world hope if their houses are filled with lonely people? I lift my heart to skies and give it to God and see what was meant to be. Caring to see rightly, tenderness holding tightly. But just another club sandwich at the café. The walk of life grinds on stuff,… Read More Lonely