Resolved

My column published recently in The Catholic Weekly. Many of us love to launch into a new year with resolutions that only see us through the first couple of weeks of January, as popular website and magazine publishers know too well. We start the New Year with goals and resolutions, some serious, some more frivolous,…

Jealousy sucks – smother it with gratitude

Jealousy is a destructive anxiety and a poison which divides communities, said Pope Francis recently, and families too I would add. We see its impact in the first pages of the bible, as the reason for Cain’s murder of his brother Abel. And we see it in the news headlines every day. But what about within…

Be a peaceful parent and stop the over-scheduling

Image by Marsel Minga   One recent Saturday morning I was so stressed out just thinking about what we had to do that day. We schedule our children’s sports activities for Saturdays and so we had swimming and basketball as we usually do, but I’d also booked us all in to see our dentist whose surgery…