An Age of Darkness and Anxiety

Bridge builders operate out of love and love is the opposite of fear. Fear burns the bridges, fear build walls, fear isolates. Love dispels fear. Love is a healing balm in this rageous and enflamed society in which we live. Love pulls down the middle walls of division and extends the olive branch of peace. Love looks at darkness and chaos and sees creativity and possibility. Life is birthed in the dark womb. Life was breathed over the darkness and chaos of a world which was void of life. Life comes to a seed which is planted deep in the darkness of the womb earth.

What is Faith and Doubt?

Doubt is useful, it keeps faith a living thing. After all, you cannot know the strength of your faith until it is tested. “Doubt is the ‘ants in our pants of faith. It keeps us awake and moving”. Fredrick Buechner.

Are Depression and Anxiety on the Rise?

Has Depression increased or is it just more common?  More people are being diagnosed with depression each year.   Does that mean that depression has increased or that more people are coming forward? Does social media cause depression or does depression drive you toward social media?

How our Thought Life Affects our Health and Wellbeing.

75% to 95% of the illnesses that plague us today are a direct result of our thought life. What we think about affects us physically and emotionally. It’s an epidemic of toxic emotions.
The average person has over 30,000 thoughts a day. Through an uncontrolled thought life, we create the conditions for illness; we make ourselves sick! Dr Caroline Leaf

Not Everyone Loves Christmas

If we truly want to be bearers of hope, peace and love, then we need to firstly be those who walk with understanding and compassion. Focus your thoughts on all the good things about Christmas–the opportunity to engage in loving kindness, generosity of spirit, and gratitude for others in your life.

What is Faith and Doubt?

Doubt is useful, it keeps faith a living thing. After all, you cannot know the strength of your faith until it is tested. “Doubt is the ‘ants in our pants of faith. It keeps us awake and moving”. Fredrick Buechner.

An Age of Darkness and Anxiety

Bridge builders operate out of love and love is the opposite of fear. Fear burns the bridges, fear build walls, fear isolates. Love dispels fear. Love is a healing balm in this rageous and enflamed society in which we live. Love pulls down the middle walls of division and extends the olive branch of peace. Love looks at darkness and chaos and sees creativity and possibility. Life is birthed in the dark womb. Life was breathed over the darkness and chaos of a world which was void of life. Life comes to a seed which is planted deep in the darkness of the womb earth.

What is Depression?

3 million Australians are living with anxiety or depression. While the exact cause of depression isn’t known, a number of things can be associated with its development. Generally, depression does not result from a single event, but from a combination of recent events and other longer-term or personal factors (Beyond Blue).