She's pretty and well-dressed and she's smart and she's creative and she's kind and she's successful and she's the invisible rival of so many Christian women. She's the Proverbs 31 woman, whose to do-list is ever growing but always empty by the end of the day. The thought of Proverbs 31 is one that causes … Continue reading Proverbs 31, the Invisible Rival
For the last four years I've spent my life chasing deadlines. Even Summer holidays were full of work and my mind was taken up with thoughts of how to make ends meet financially whilst keeping afloat academically and then there was the whole relational element of life to deal with. I was tired constantly, but … Continue reading On Being Busy
There's an issue of identity going on. It's something I frequently wrestle with and some days it's beneath the surface, others it's right there staring me in the face. This last week there has been a conflict happening between what I've always thought myself to be, and what I think myself to never be. "I'm … Continue reading A Question of Identity: Nerd or Athlete?
"What do you do?" is a question often asked in introductory conversations. It is an important gauge for us. If someone works at McDonalds, the assumption is that they are less successful than someone who works within a career path that is perceived as more dignified. Even more than that, our business is a way … Continue reading Identity: You Are What You Do
The world will tell you that unless you own a product, you are not complete. It will tell you that unless you fit a certain mold, you are not good enough. It will tell you that your teeth aren't straight enough and so you are not beautiful. It will tell you that because you don't … Continue reading What You Are Not…