Jan 2013: Courage



John Ortberg (author, speaker, minister) was talking about life and comparing it to a game of Monopoly. He suggests that in life just like the game, we can become consumed by the drive to buy every property that we land on, put up houses only to charge others more rent, […]

the game of courage



The beginning of courage A 2010 survey found a third of Australian women felt constant anxiety and over half experienced anxiety regularly – overall 87% felt anxiety was impacting on their everyday lives. Anxiety is a fear of what is unsure, unknown or unpredictable. Many people fear the unknown and […]

the beginning of courage


Five years ago I published my first book ‘capture 30 days of inspiration’. It was exciting, challenging and scary all in the same breath. A cacophony of emotions as I released my thoughts and eccentricities onto printed page. It was something I had dreamed of since I was fifteen. I […]

Courage to write




New year, new resolutions, new efforts, new season, new conversations. Oprah Winfrey said ‘you get in life what you have the courage to ask for’ How long does it last though? We have seen the struggle that she has had year after year with her resolutions and them not coming […]

courage to be yourself