Home, Sweet Home

Home, Sweet Home! A reflection on lockdown in praise of the Auckland City Mission Ah, home”, we say as we return at the end a long day: “home, sweet home”. Home can be a beautiful thing.   And for many of us, the idea of ‘home’ never meant so much Read more…

Savouring the Moment

How often do I buy something without thinking? It just kinda happens. Not uncommonly I regret my spending straight after. And sometimes, I’m don’t even enjoy what I just purchased!

But what if I’m missing out on the joy of the present moment?

Toddlers and Goldfish crackers

Toddlers and Goldfish crackers I’m interrupting our three-part series of vignettes to share this cool TedTalk I just listened to. You can find it here.  To start from the end, social psychologist, Elizabeth Dunn, concludes her talk with these words: “Let’s stop thinking about giving as just this moral obligation Read more…