Be kind to yourself

“#Worrying won’t stop bad stuff from happening. It #stops you moving on from the bad stuff. Let go of the #worries.” – S Long. Tomorrow has enough of its own. – Matt 6:34












“Feelings will come and #feelings will #fade if we allow them to do so. How? Give your #attention to something else.” S Long


It’s not what you have that holds you back but what you feel you don’t have. –  S Long


Happy New Year! Here’s 20 Things to Start Doing if you aren’t doing them already. Which ones are you committing to do? I’m going to stretttttttchhhhhh more!

20 Things to Start Doing

Who you are and who you aren’t. Who you are is not what you have done or have. The thing is though, we so very often define ourselves by what we do or by what we have. This is fundamentally flawed for we can never do or have enough. Thus, when we think things about ourselves such as what we haven’t done or can’t do, or we have thoughts that we don’t want we run the risk of defining ourselves by those unreachable or unwanted things.

Simply put, I don’t believe everything that I think and I do believe that my thoughts are just that: my thoughts. Neither what I think nor what I do define who I am. I believe that I am a child of God and nothing can separate me from His love for me (Romans 8:38-39).

I sincerely want that belief for you too. If that isn’t this case for you then please consider this final thought: you are a created human being and what you think and do are just outcomes from you. They can’t define you as a human being, unless you let them make that false claim, that is. Separate what you think and do from who you are. You will find it hugely releasing.

A very happy new Year in 2015 to you all!


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“What the difference between impossible and possible? Two letters.” S Long. No-thing is impossible with God.

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“The #mind is an #infinite of #possibilities so fix your eyes on #God (not your difficulties!) and #dream the impossible dream.” S. Long

Fix your eyes on God

“The essence of principle is consistency. ‘Don’t do as I do, do as I say’ has no place in principle.” S Long

What are you planning to do today? The key word is ‘planning’. All too often we take this sentence to mean: What are you going to do today?’. The difference is subtle but significant. Spend time in planning.

Further, spend a disproportionately greater time in planning than in actually doing the task itself. This may seem counter intuitive. However, your planning will be rewarded. Your axe will be sharp and it will cut through the wood so much quicker than if you’d only given it minimal time, or no time at all!

Sharpen the axe and spend time doing so. A lot of time. It will be worth it in the end.

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree I’d spend six hours sharpening my axe.


“… it is often easier to fight for principles than it is to live up to them.” A Stevenson


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