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“Offence” shouldn’t make speech illegal
Offence is taken not given
“Offence” shouldn’t make speech illegal… Tasmania is the most repressive Australian state in relation to freedom of speech, especially religious speech. Even private conversations that “offend” are illegal under Section 17. Saying anything which may be interpreted as offending
Success by Embracing Change
Change is a big part of being successful. Not only is change good (if you don’t believe me, look at the fashions of the 70s and 80s), but it’s accelerating at an increasingly rapid pace. While it took 75 years for 100 million users to adopt the telephone, it only took
Combat Limiting Beliefs
Combat Limiting Beliefs… Have you ever known what you needed to do, but for some reason, you never could get it done or move past it? You felt stuck and possibly even unsettled. Maybe you want to reach a certain goal, but it seems like it
Signs You’re in an Abusive Church
The Christian church is to be loving and grace-filled, a place people can go to for encouragement and support in their spiritual lives. Unfortunately, instead of love, many have experienced harm; instead of grace, abuse. The prevalence of the #churchtoo movement testifies to this sad reality.
How to Be the Most Likeable Person in the Room
“One of the biggest mistakes I still make is caring way too much about what people think of me. People I barely know. When I moved cities I spent the first few moments of every conversation trying my hardest to impress. I’d whip out my best
Tolerance vs Acceptance
I was told recently by someone that he tolerates me, and I wondered what that meant in relation to what I believe about tolerance and acceptance. I also wondered how intense his dislike was for me, and at what point that dislike would turn into
Acts Of Kindness
It doesn’t take a lot of effort to dramatically change another person’s day. Remarkable people are always thinking of others and looking for ways to positively influence and contribute. Making a difference is an organic urge in exceptional people. If you want to make a
Success by Embracing Change
Change is a big part of being successful. Not only is change good (if you don’t believe me, look at the fashions of the 70s and 80s), but it’s accelerating at an increasingly rapid pace. While it took 75 years for 100 million users to adopt
Encouraging the beginning of "a fresh start "
Sometimes a fresh start brings hope… But either way, if we don’t change, we will find ourselves just marking time instead of marching on. In facilitating the process of change for 25 years, I have learned that change requires transformation. I also learned that transformation starts when we choose to walk the journey being willing to change the way we think. “Catch that Thought” …as the dawn comes, hope comes.