Teaching Our Kids to Be Thankful in Everything

By: Annette Spurr

Last school holidays were like none other for many parents around the world. Camping trips and day trips were cancelled, playdates were off, and there wasn’t even sport on TV! Read more

Home Will Be the Hero: Creating a Safe Place for Our Tweens and Teens

By: Michelle Mitchell

The feeling of packing your bags up and heading home is always bittersweet, especially if it wasn’t in the original plan. Read more

Five Simple Ways to Inject Gratitude into Your Daily Schedule

By: Michelle Mitchell

“I need some advice. My daughter is turning 16 next month. She’s a really good kid. She’s funny and smart and talented and she makes good choices. However, she is a complainer. Read more

A Strategy to Boost Your Child’s Gratitude

By: Michelle Mitchell

It is not difficult to notice times when authentic gratitude is lacking in our homes. I have come to recognise that an indulgent life doesn’t make kids happy. Read more

Give Thanks in Every Circumstance

By: Dr Eliezer Gonzalez

One of the most challenging pieces of advice in the Bible is when the Apostle Paul writes:

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus (1 Thess 5:18, NIV). Read more

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Awe Struck Wonder: Seeing God in the Every-Day Moment

By: Yvette Cherry

“Listen to this, Job; stop and consider God’s wonders. Do you know how God controls the clouds and makes his lightning flash? Do you know how the clouds hang poised, those wonders of him who has perfect knowledge?” Job 37:14-16 NIV Read more


Radical Wonder

By: Elaine Fraser

Awareness of the divine begins with wonder – Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

I sit in a café and watch a little girl play with her toys. ‘Wow!’  Her voice is filled with wonder. She’s focused, she’s smiling, and her eyes are filled with amazement. Read more