Monthly Archives: February 2008

Mission Statement: First Attempt

Some years ago, I wrote a mission statement for mysef – then put it in a drawer and forgot about it. Having recently attended a 7 habits course, I have developed a new interest in the idea of seeking God … Continue reading

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Sharpening the Physical Saw

I have been reading Stephen Covey recently. He says that we need to “sharpen the saw” in four dimensions: Physical Social/Emotional Mental Spiritual According to Covey, there are 3 key areas for sharpening the physical dimension: Nutrition Rest and Relaxation … Continue reading

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It is Finished: Again

Last February I wrote that I had managed to read whole of the Bible to my son, J.There are 64 chapters in his Lion First Bible, and I read one to him each night. J is now 3.5 years old. … Continue reading

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Interesting Statistics

Shift Happens

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Need Demotivation?

I have a new blog at (I’ll still be writing here, too). Demotiv8 is intended to be a parody of all sites good and bad that talk about: Personal development Motivation Self actualization Spiritual growth Self leadership GTD etc.

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Reflective Teaching Plans

When I trained to be a teacher, we learned techniques for developing our own skills as teachers, ie. “reflective teaching”. One of the focus areas for this was the development of quality lesson plans and evaluations. Perhaps a similar system … Continue reading

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Unity in Christ

Here are a few notes on a series of talks by a gentleman called Alan Baker. Recognise God’s Desire for Christian Unity God’s purpose is to reconcile us in Christ: Then when the time is right, God will do all … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Mastery

To achieve mastery over a thing, you must first master yourself: You must master your own body and mind to make them your servant. The wrestler must teach his body the moves and his mind the focus before he enters … Continue reading

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