Posts filed under: Leadership

The Contributions of Two Women in a Biblical Narrative of Intrigue and Covert Operations

They exemplified courage and ingenuity. In the face of grave danger they were quick thinking and resourceful. Capable of retaining their composure even whilst operating under great pressure. They were...

Small, but Mighty Acts of Resistance

Corruption and immorality had woven itself into the culture. Tensions were high as people were becoming increasingly polarized. They held fast to one side or the other. And peaceful resolutions...

Speaking Truth, in Love and Grace

I know we’ve all been there. Where we’ve worried about someone. Felt disconcerted about some choices they were making. And we wrestled with whether we should say something. Wondering if...

The Two Sides of Routines

Driving the exact same route to work every day. Using a preferred coffee mug. Going year after year to the same place for summer holidays. Putting on our shoes or...

A Transformative Dinner Discussion

I am delighted to have one of my articles “A Transformative Dinner Discussion” published on “Around the Table” today! “It started just before dinner. As our three teenaged sons began...

The Call to Love Our Neighbour

Jesus’ call to love is so fundamental to the Christian faith we can feel its pulse as it echoes throughout Scripture and the salvation narrative. From the front cover to...

We are called to be different. So we can make a difference.

This year has been unsettling. So many dark threads, events, circumstances have become woven into its fabric. It has been a season where trouble and tricksters have been afoot. Where...

With Love, Ruth and Naomi

The three widows were travelling down the dusty, dirt road. And suddenly, they stopped, and began to talk. And as they talked they began to weep, clinging to each other....

We See What we Want to See

He wisely replied to my observation, “Anne, people see what they want to see.” I had just shared how puzzling it was that people could reach very dissimilar conclusions about...

Recognizing the Divine in Our Midst

When I was an educator in the public school system there was an assumption that an educational expert was anyone who lived at least 50 miles away. This meant that...