What is the big picture?

Imagine you’re in a hurry, rushing down a street. Suddenly and without warning, there’s someone behind you. You feel a hard thump and the next thing you know you are on the ground. You’re in pain, your head is ringing from the impact and you’re confused. Then you...

My new grandchild gives a new perspective on life

My first grandchild has just been born, what a joyful experience! One of the things my grandmother used to say whenever there was a new birth in the family was that “new babies bring their love with them”. It was only years later when my own children were born, and...

Stop keeping score to save relationships

Why do many couples break up while others carry on? When the honeymoon period is over, the excitement and romance has gone it’s easy to find fault with one another. The going can get tough and that’s when arguments increase. We can wonder what has gone wrong and is it...