MENTORING PART 6: Wrapping it up

Jun 10th, 2014 Bev's Blog 7 min read

History and legend record the deeds of princes and kings, but each of us has a birthright to actualise our potential. Through their deeds and work, mentors help us to move toward that actualisation ~Gordon F. Shea   There are times in most of our lives when there were people who were willing to mentor us but we didn’t recognise them or we felt the…

MENTORING: Anyone can do it and Everyone should!

Apr 2nd, 2014 Bev's Blog 6 min read

One of the greatest classics of literature, The Odyssey, was written almost 3000 years ago by the great poet Homer. The story is about a guy named Odysseus who went on a long journey, leaving his baby boy in the care of his friend, Mentor. For the next 20 years, Mentor encouraged, fathered, counselled and advised Telemachus until he reached maturity, at which time his…

Decrease to increase


Apr 10th, 2012 Bev's Blog 5 min read

John 1:35-37 (NRSV) The next day John again was standing with two of his disciples, and as he watched Jesus walk by, he exclaimed, ‘Look, here is the Lamb of God!’ The two disciples heard him say this and they turned and followed Jesus. I read this scripture just a few days ago, and thought about John’s heart in all of this. For years he…