“Pay attention.” Its always been a funny phrase to me. But it captures a principle so well. I have a certain amount of attention energy available to me. And I pay out of it towards anything I focus on. When I feel rushed it is because I am not paying attention to finding rest. I’m … More Expensive Attention
My wife and I recently finished a great Biography of a couple who lived an uncommon life. People who do not read biographies may live with a distorted view of what life is supposed to look like. If the TV is our template for normality, we may end up frustrated, depressed and anxious as we try to … More The Magic is in the Biography
Do something different. It would be better to do something wrong than to do nothing. If you are motivated by faith, go for something significant to you! God can bless a mistake made in love more than nothing made out of fear. “How long are you going to sit there? Till you die? Get up … More Do something!
God created life to run on systems and principles. Think about gravity, think about the weather, think about seed growth, think about light, think about blood flow. All have predictable systems or principles surrounding or underpinning them. We are fearfully and wonderfully made, and God knew us before we were in our mothers womb (Jeremiah … More Human Software Updates.
Offence is only taken when it affects your reality. If you throw a stone into a pack of dogs the one that yelps got hit. If someone calls me an (insert insult/blame here) I am by no means offended, as I have a very secure self worth. If I am living with integrity to my … More Get onto the Offensive
How would you walk into a place if you owned it? Now, how would you walk into your Purpose if you owned it? You do own it right? Man, stop apologising for your Purpose. Start celebrating your authentic self. Look at yourself in the mirror and take ownership of your life. So many of us are hoping … More As if you owned it…
You are the average of the people you interact with most. Back in 2013 I asked my four closest mates what they were earning. I was within $50 of the average! I also happened to be the average of their health: one was super-man fit, another was fighting off a tropical virus, I was smack bang … More Constant Absorption Principle
We are creative beings. Our purpose is to create. If we are frustrated or unfulfilled it could be that we aren’t creating anything considerable in our lives. Men are drawn to workshops/ kitchens/ laboratories/ gyms/ studios/ building projects like moths to a flame. Welcome to the biggest workshop/ kitchen/ laboratory/ gym/ studio/building project of your life: you. Habits are … More Creative Responsibility
Rest into your self. Rest into God’s love and goodness for you. Breathe in deep and settle into your self. You don’t have to do what the world expects. We get so caught up chasing imaginary rules of acceptance, not success, but acceptance. What do I have to do to be accepted? Finish school, get … More To be, or not to be…
Our hearts are most satisfied by contribution, not consumption. We think it is consumption that will make us happy. Our culture ravenously consumes relationships and resources in a bid to fill the gaping hole of meaning inside of us. It is an empty promise which says that just a little bit more consumption will make … More A Subtle Switch