Motivation is about why you do things and why you are living in the way you are. What are you interested in? Buying some new clothes? Supporting your sports team? Eating your favourite meal? Anticipating an exciting trip abroad? We each want many things. I imagine your individual list will fill several pages – music, … Continue reading Motivation – How good are my desires?
Controversially, a petition signed by 100,000 people has called for some re-allocation of the UK’s foreign aid budget to help compensate the victims of British floods and improve flood defences. The annual £11bn budget is aimed at alleviating poverty and helping crisis-hit areas around the world. Similarly, grumbling voices in the right-wing media have criticised … Continue reading Aid – Should charity begin at home?
Who hasn’t at one time or another felt cross with him or herself for acting on some urge of the moment, giving in to temptation to do something which was enjoyed at the time but which later causes regret? Perhaps it was overeating and now you are fearful of looking fat and becoming unhealthy: or … Continue reading Temptation – Giving in to it – So what?
Brent Morris did the unthinkable, considering the nation’s economy is still struggling. He quit his six-figure job as a management consultant in April, not for a better-paying job, but for one that pays nothing at all. Morris, who is a husband and father of three, decided it was time to help the less fortunate, so … Continue reading Despite the economy, man quits 6-figure job to work for free
What would you do if you found an envelope containing a fortune? This is what happened to Bismark Mensah. The Seattle Times first reported the story of how he spotted the envelope in a shopping trolley at his place of work. It had fallen out of a shopper’s purse. Imagine his amazement when he discovered … Continue reading Heart warming story of honesty
Richard Steel, a vicar from Huddersfield, gave out a ten pound note to each of 45 members of his congregation. They were asked to use the capital to raise needed money. Speculate to accumulate? Or is it a case of Christ’s message that if you give then it will be given back to you. Any … Continue reading Give and you will receive
It is sometimes argued that watching porn helps some adults with a low libido become more sexually aroused, and also that with some people it reduces anxiety and even adds spice and novelty to their sex life with their partner. However, such ideas perhaps need to be treated with caution, given the wide continuum of … Continue reading Where is the harm in watching porn?
Sarah Darling dropped some coins from her purse into a begging cup. Without her realising it, her diamond ring accidentally was dropped into the cup as well. This was in Kansas where homeless man Billy Ray Harris was tempted to pawn the ring that had fallen into his hands. Instead, he waited for the owner … Continue reading Resisting temptation
Not everybody wants to be a better person and develop along what can be our hectic journey of life. My cat doesn’t. She’s quite content with the stage she has reached in her life — as long as I feed and stroke her on a daily basis. Nor do those human beings who are uninterested in … Continue reading How to become a better person?