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The Prosperity of the Godless

‘Strange is it that the godless, who have strung from evil-doers, should fare prosperously, while good men born of noble stock, should be by adverse fortunes vexed.’ Sophocles believed that there should be some reward or penalty for our actions. For us today, if we believe in a good God who is in control, the […]

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Responding to Guilt and Failure

‘Guilt is a cancer. Guilt will confine you, torture you, destroy you as an artist. It’s a black home. It’s a thief’ (Dave Grohl). So what do we do when we have messed up and feel guilty? Do we bury it and hope it goes away? Numb it with some form of escapism? Or is there […]

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“Everybody gets rejected. It’s how you handle it that determines where you’ll end up” (Richard Castle). Rejection is most damaging when it is from those who are closest to you. In the Bible, Joseph was rejected by his brothers and sold into slavery – it doesn’t get much more painful than that! Join us this […]

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Handling Loss and Grief

‘Grief is the price we pay for love’ (Queen Elizabeth II). Grief is something that we all will have to go through, whether through loss of someone or something. So learning how to grieve is so important especially where common culture tends to dictate grief is something processed privately.

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Abandoned and Alone

‘Loneliness is the worst pain in this world… It is like a wound of the heart’ (Princess Diana). To feel abandoned and alone isn’t limited to the absence of people, in fact sometimes it is in the presence of others that we can feel most alone. But what if our loneliness is compounded by a […]

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