WORRY

WorryHave you been worrying lately? Worry is a common thing. How do you deal with your worry?

Well, firstly you need to ask yourself, “What am I worrying about?” A study was done recently about the things that people worry about.… Read the rest

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

EqWell known psychologist, Daniel Goleman has done a lot research on the components of success, especially in the work place. His conclusion is that Technical Skill and Intellectual Intelligence (or IQ) are very important, but that the quality of Emotional Intelligence (or EQ), is the most essential.… Read the rest

ANGER

AngerHave you been angry lately? Anger is a common emotion. Every person has times when they experience feelings of annoyance, irritation, resentment or anger. Let’t talk about anger for a few moments …

What we need to realise is that anger can cause great damage and so therefore it is essential for healthy relationships that we get our anger under control.… Read the rest

PASSION

Steve_irwinMany studies have been done about what some of the factors are of those that perform well in the arenas of business, music and sport.  What they discovered was that it’s not so much your intelligence, your gifts, your talents, your appearance, or your background.… Read the rest

Welcome to Recent Visitors

If you’ve just visited my blog for the first time in recent weeks, welcome!

Here are a FEW TIPS that you might find helpful …

  1. The 50 latest posts are in the centre of the blog. You can access them by simply scrolling down.
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Global Trends

TrendsThe last two days, we’ve had a look at a prophetic forecast for 2008 and some microtrends. While we’re speaking of trends, here are a number of resources that you might find helpful when thinking about and contemplating the future …

  1. The Barna Group, an organisation led by George Barna, dedicated to pulsing the culture from a Christian perspective and to spotting emerging trends affecting the Christian church.
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Microtrends

MicrotrendsMark J. Penn is one of the most respected and sought-after analysts in the world. He has spent over thirty years as an adviser and polling analyst to major corporations and heads of state. He has done research for people such as Bill Gates, Bill Clinton, and Tony Blair.… Read the rest

Advance Australia Where?

Advance_australiaHugh Mackay is a highly respected Australian social researcher. His latest book Advance Australia Where? gives us some interesting insight into where Australia has come from over the last few decades and what some of the trends are for the future.… Read the rest

A Few New Year Tips – WORSHIP

" … a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in spirit and in truth." [John 4:22-24.Read the rest

A Few New Year Tips – HELP

“God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.” [1 Peter 4:10-11. NLT]

“For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.” [Ephesians 2:10.Read the rest