What makes a good or competent or effective volunteer? Well, we go where the need is or I think I could help or I got pushed into helping and now I love it. Only 3 points of view which maybe the way we got into volunteering, at all. It’s not to do with peer pressure, it has no involvement with a “What do I get out of it?” attitude and there are times when you think that you have made the biggest mistake ever. However, if the one specific aspect of your desire or call to be a
What were the best days of your life? Notice I said ‘were.’ We should all be looking for the best days are still to come. Here are some guidelines - Your Wedding day? - Perhaps you never married or a divorce spoiled the image. The birth of your first child? - but what if you don’t want children or are unable? Getting THE ideal Job? - Are you still living with the enjoyment? Winning the Lottery?
- Is life all about money? Graduating or gaining a degree?
- What if you didn’t
Everyday is the same… That is a comment that I hear often from inmates. It speaks of a lack of focus, a lack of desire, a lack of purpose … No matter what the situation is we always – always have to make the best of the situation. This sounds like a person who has never had problems, never been restricted by circumstances. Just like the headline today – Everyday is the same… - that is not true, either. One of my key comments to inmates is that you can make this time one of th
One of the biggest decisions anyone can ever make in their lives is are we willing to adapt to a change in lifestyle? Can I make the transition? Are you able to step up? Can I graduate to the next level? Do I know what got me to this place - was it by good or bad choices? Yes, questions, questions… life is full of them. We look at the devastation of one person who decides to take the lives of other innocent people in the name of whichever God that they opted to follow. When I