‘People judge by outward appearance, but the Lord looks at a person’s thoughts and intentions’. We spend hours each week maintaining our outward appearance – our clothes, our hair, our skin – such things take up a large proportion of our daily thoughts. When we look in the mirror and see something ‘wrong’ with ourselves– […]Read more
The great omission in … life is solitude; not loneliness, for this is an alienation that thrives most in the midst of crowds, but that zone of time and space free from outside pressure which is the incubator of the spirit. — Marya Mannes As a student, I often find myself rushing from one thing […]Read more
As we come to the end of the year and reflect on all that has passed, we tend to realise just how much we have to be thankful for- new friendships, exam successes, good health and the list goes on. For me, this has been quite an eventful year and I’m proud to have reached […]Read more
Giving and receiving gifts can be a Christmas day highlight. I remember when I was younger, this was probably the thing I looked forward to the most. I enjoyed the element of surprise, unwrapping something new that would belong to me.Read more
“Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sail. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain As a language student, I have recently had more opportunities to visit new countries. Going abroad has always been an exciting experience for me but I recently realised that there are a few things I can […]Read more
Change is a common occurrence in life but change is not always comfortable. Change will uproot the familiar and will often leave us trying to find our footing.
There are so many ways that we might try to deal with this but a lot of what we do is not helpful in the long run…Read more