A world that’s different to what’s gone before

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I love learning about times gone past, about kings and queens, about battles and knights. But also about everyday people and how they lived their lives. When I stop to think about it, we are living in a society that, in many ways, is vastly different to most of what’s come before. And even vastly different to other parts of the world today.

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You are enough

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Have you ever finished eating a meal and realised you’re still hungry? The portion wasn’t enough. Or have you ever tried to meet a deadline but didn’t quite make it? There just wasn’t enough time. Finding out that things aren’t enough can be disappointing. The world’s voice can also tell us that we are not enough. And it’s easy to listen to this voice. I compare myself to other people or to the ideal that’s grown in my mind over time and suddenly I’m feeling insecure.

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5 web series to watch if you love classic literature

I’m a big fan of classic literature. Over the past few years, I made a discovery that makes classic literature even better! Literary inspired web series. Do you know the ones I’m talking about? Modern adaptations of classic works on YouTube, just as if the characters were making a vlog. There are stacks of these now, but I thought I’d share with you 5 of my favourites.

 

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What I’ve learned about weddings and tradition

A few weeks ago, I went to a wedding. It was a small wedding, an intimate gathering of family and friends (and the bride was nearly an hour late!). I think all weddings are lovely, and this one was no exception.

 

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We have countless traditions associated with weddings. A white dress, flowers, the first dance, the bouquet toss. Bridesmaids, groomsmen, dad walking his little girl down the aisle. And these are just the western traditions. I must admit, I’m not familiar with the traditions of other cultures but I’m sure they are just as rich and beautiful.

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