Daniel Bedingfield's five things for an enjoyable life

Daniel Bedingfield: "- Time off (never get any!) - Rewarding, fulfilling occupation (I don't work) - Soul Mate (hopefully) - Kids (Eventually) - An active spiritual life"Well I think I am doing quite well on all five counts thanks! I do manage a little time off. I have a rewarding job I have a wonderful wife and four great kids and a very active spiritual life.So I guess that makes me sorted! … [Read more...]

Colin Potter on the gifts of the Holy Spirit

Pop over to my church website to read Sermons from Jubilee Church Colin Potter's recent series on the gifts of the holy spirit is well worth a read. … [Read more...]

Corporate Governance restoring trust

I like this from Patrick Dixon TRUST TAKES YEARS TO WIN AND HOURS TO LOSE"System of corporate governance must win trust of the international community Steps to rebuilding trust in the corporation T ransparent totally open, going beyond current requirements or expectations R esponsible clearly acting in the broader and longer term interests of all U ncompromising total commitment to highest moral positions S uccessful great results combining excellence in all areas with strong values … [Read more...]

Daniel Bedingfield an old interview

An old Daniel Bedingfield interview sums up my reaction to his albumn which has got this aging boring person rocking once more. It sure does evoke my reactions to his albumn"There are two types of pop star. The first, sadly, is the one we know all to well, the mindless puppets at the beck and call of their corporate masters, their creativity the slave of supply and demand. The second is the rarer breed. Blessed with a singular vision, the courage of their convictions and the power to grab … [Read more...]

Mel Gibson's Passion aand antisemitism

'Mel Gibson's Passion is faithful to scripture, and that's why critics are angry,' says Bible scholar Darrell Bock. He goes on to say 'This film is extraordinary. I've never seen a film quite like it.' … [Read more...]

Madness…….(but very funny!)

"Try tihs out for yseloruf!: It wrkos jsut fnie! Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at an Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht frist and lsat ltteer is at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed ervey lteter by it slef but the wrod as a wlohe. ceehiro." … [Read more...]

What defines a visionary leader?

The capacity to create a compelling picture of a preferable future that inspires people to perform. -Warren Bennis … [Read more...]

Persuasive communication

It is not necessarily eloquence that is needed--in fact, eloquence can sometimes be counterproductive for communication since it calls too much attention to itself. What is needed is an ability to attract people's attention as one speaks, and keep that attention, and succeed in transferring from the mind of the speaker to the mind of the hearer a certain amount of information. adapted from -Joel NederhoodI would go further and state that a communicator needs to transfer passion from his heart … [Read more...]

The truth will out…..

Some people always live for the future for the day when suddenly they will be recognised for what they have always thought themselves to be. The day when they will get a dream job or whatever.I came across a great quote on this subject which adapted reads as follows'Right now you are erecting the platform of credibility for your future. Character and reputation lead to recognition of gifting and ability.' … [Read more...]

A definition of wisdom

A man of wisdom is a man who makes matters better not worse when he gets involved in a situation. (adapted from Joel Nederhood) … [Read more...]