hungry hearts

We are all hungry, filled with dissatisfaction, cravings & desire for fullness. Sometimes this is good. Sometimes not. This is my journey of learning to feed my heart & share the feast with those around me. This might sound cheesy – oh well – hopefully if you knew me you'd know I'm serious. (and I'm also sometimes cheesy)

Grappling with Grace – inspiration from Tolstoy

“What about you, Lev Nikolayevich, you preach very well, but do you carry out what you preach?” This is the most natural of questions and one that is always asked … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Manna or moldy bread?

One of the fun challenges we face here at STN is the ‘feast or famine’ dilemma. We often receive food donations from various businesses on the island, and an NPO … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Grateful in the little

I had a mini revelation the other day… I feel like its kind of an original thought, hopefully I’m not plagurising someone else! 🙂 But this is my thought summed up … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

Bottom lines, hot dogs and missions.

 “The bottom line is down where it belongs – at the bottom.” – Paul Hawken, Growing a Business Social enterprise isn’t something which excites everyone. But it does excite me. And so … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to: be a superhero

“Heroes didn’t leap tall buildings or stop bullets with an outstretched hand; they didn’t wear boots and capes. They bled, and they bruised, and their superpowers were as simple as listening, … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Elephant Whisperer

While I was in Bangladesh we had a little adventure to the local “Safari Park’ (or zoo). Its more like a Safari park in that you have to walk a … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Jesus told me I was crazy

I think that many people will agree 100% with the title of this blog. Possibly because people tend to think that hearing anything from God is crazy! Either because He … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

A day of my Bengali life

Here is a sneak peek into an average day for us in Cox Bazaar. We are currently half way through our trip. Aaaaa.The first few days were spent just getting … Continue reading

September 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

Apple trees in Bangladesh

There is so much going on right now! I’m in Bangladesh, in Cox Bazaar, just ran leadership training tonight with 17 Surfing Tiger boys, there is a Bollywod dance party … Continue reading

September 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

আমি অধীর

I AM SO EXCITED! In 5 hours we leave STN base for Bangladesh – well, first we go to the airport (Honolulu) for a few hours, then fly to the … Continue reading

September 6, 2012 · 2 Comments