How about spending the next 50 days pursuing some heart surgery?
It can be tempting to over-simplify someone’s life. Helen Thorne reflects on three factors in sinful behaviour and how real change is most likely to happen if we address them all.
Arguably, a well-crafted short note is often gentler, clearer, more personal and more infused with Bible references than anything we text or even say.
By Helen Thorne
Experiencing or witnessing trauma can take its toll. Our bodies and minds often react and leave us reeling in its wake. How can we, as normal Christians without specialist training, support those struggling after trauma?
There are some things in life we just don’t want to do. Whether it’s answering that awkward email, attempting the annual tax-return or tackling something even more substantial, most of us know what it’s like to distract ourselves with the trivial so we can avoid the important.