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)

What if higher education was free?

I love learning. I really do. Strengthsquest (TM) tells me that three of  my five top strengths are Input, Learner and Intellection… which I hope are not as nerdy as … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Canticle – St Francis of Assisi

 *The Canticle of the Sun*  or  *The Song of Brother Son *  *And of All Creat ures*  Francis of Assisi O most high, almighty, good Lord God, to thee belong praise, … Continue reading

June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Loving and losing, hoping and living

Death is never easy, whether it is due to sickness or an accident, or violent crime. Recently one of my best friends lost her dad to senseless violence when two … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

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