Monthly Archives: February 2008

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Choosing my battles

*Warning- This is not a very well thought out post* Fortunately you can get away with that on blogs from time to time. I’ve just been wondering what is THE battle, THE issue to which I should commit my energy and efforts. Poverty? Climate Change?

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Travel Light

This Saturday sees the first Breathe Conference take place at St Paul’s Hammersmith, London. The theme is ‘Following Jesus in a consumer culture’ and it should be good. Bishop Graham Cray is giving the keynote talk and the discussion groups should be lively. As always

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Time Mis-management

I’ve always been good at mis-managing my time. I have a seemingly inexhaustible supply of reasons to do something else, and an infuriating ability to think I can get everywhere and do everything in ‘just 5 minutes’ meaning I’m often late or rushed. There’s probably

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Where thieves break in and steal…

We’ve just returned from a week’s break in Tenerife (off-setting due to happen later today) and on the whole it was a good rest and an enjoyable experience visiting such a beautiful mountainous island. However the break also became memorable for negative reasons. The second

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Buy Less Clothes

Basically we buy too many clothes, too cheaply and throw them away too easily and that is a problem. Keeps the makers in poverty, the environment in crisis and our society in slavery to the god of more. Read this.

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Too busy online to really live?

A friend of mine recently chatted to me about the whole idea of being ‘off-line:on-life’ and it’s worked it’s way deep into my soul. I live way too much through my computer screen – the endless emails, the blogs I read and this one I