Category: 50 Plus

Creativity

God created the universe and He made man in his own image……. this is mind blowing! Therefore may I suggest that we think outside of the box and focus on how each one of us could be more creative this week. This may be with our hands such as photography or gardening, Churchill relaxed by […]

The Play Button

My nostalgic side has been over stimulated recently. There has been an interesting TV series “Back in time for the weekend” which started with the 1950’s through to the present. It showed how much technology has changed our lives over a few decades. The speaker at our church a few weeks ago began his talk […]

Serving

As we get older can we say ‘we have had a life of service’, ‘given a cup of kindness’ or supported and encouraged someone? It brought it home to me, relating to one of the key events in my life, when we read about St. Paul going to Rome, and he was shipwrecked and helped […]

Trickle Down

In 2011, 60% of the world’s 1 billion ‘extremely poor people’ lived in 5 countries- India, Nigeria, China, Bangladesh and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This statistic indicates that ‘trickle down’ is not a very effective agent of economic development! From my own experience of working in the developing world as a civil engineer I […]