prayer

may God bless us with discomfort…

…at easy answers, half truths, and superficial relationships –so that we may live from deep within our hearts. May God bless us with anger… …at injustice, oppression and exploitation of people –so that we may work for justice, freedom and peace. May God bless us with tears to shed… …for… Read More »may God bless us with discomfort…

my imprisoned teenager

The most valuable lesson I learned in communication with my teenager this week.

This past week I realised that there’s one major attribute that teenagers share with prison inmates. (Apart from the desire to escape the bars that are your home or their school).

It’s shed a bit of light on what’s going on inside my daughter’s head. Which is helpful because, to be honest, I am struggling to remember what it was like to be her age.

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