Category Archives: Choices

Ahhh, the memory of it all…

It was my best friend yet it was my “enemy”! It was my best friend because it held some basic essentials for life – my water and my food. Yes, it also had other things like my tent, my clothes, … Continue reading

Posted in Behavior, Choices, Discipline, Doing Good, Emotional Responses, Finishing Well, Memories, Nurturing, Trials | 4 Comments

How grateful am I really?

In this blog I want to share something I’m dealing with and that has become very magnified living here in Thailand. I didn’t realise I had this problem and when I got to know the Thai’s I thought it was … Continue reading

Posted in Behavior, Being Teachable, Choices, Comparing, Complaining, Emotional Responses, Gratefulness, Humlity | 4 Comments

Being passionate and abandoned… in love

Over the years I have pondered upon the thought of why people seem to willing sacrifice their lives for a greater cause. Soldiers do in war. Terrorists blow themselves up. Fathers die trying to save their drowning child. How would … Continue reading

Posted in Choices, Death, Emotional Responses, Giving up, Heaven, Hell, Honesty, Loving Jesus, Passion, Passionate, Persecution, Works | 4 Comments

Are my perceptions perceptively deceptive?

The following quote has got me thinking… Paradigms power perception and perceptions power emotions. Most emotions are responses to perception – what you think is true about a given situation. If your perception is false, then your emotional response to … Continue reading

Posted in Behavior, Choices, Emotional Responses, Paradigms, Perceptions, Relationships | 4 Comments

I’m dying but…

Not sure why I started to think about my friend who passed away over 25yrs ago but I did! Sue was diagnosed with a rare disease that would slowly kill her. I was church planting in Central Qld at the … Continue reading

Posted in Behavior, Choices, Clear Conscience, Death, Doubt, Forgiveness, Grace, Heaven, Hell, Hope, Living in Peace, Love, Redemption, Repentance, Sickness, Sin | 8 Comments

Some Biblical Oxymoron’s

I thought that it would be fun to look at what appears to be some oxymoron’s which I find in the bible. Well, I’ll call them oxymoron’s for the sake of this blog! 🙂 We’re called slaves yet we are … Continue reading

Posted in Behavior, Choices, Emotional Responses, Fear of the Lord, Forgiveness, Honesty, Humlity, Love, Loving Jesus, Loving the Lost, Nature & Character of God, Obedience, Openness, Relationships, Taking Risks | 2 Comments

Help, I’m off-balance!

Ever feel off balance? Yes? Then great, I’m in good company! 🙂 So often we want to be people who maintain balance but I’m discovering that this may not be a good thing! In my last post I shared my … Continue reading

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