Monthly Archives: January 2015

Loughborough Church - It promises to be quite a year

It promises to be quite a year…

Have a good one! One of my very favourite films has to be Mr Holland’s Opus. It is a movie about a frustrated composer in Portland, Oregon, who takes a job as a high school band teacher in the 1960s. Although diverted from his lifelong goal of achieving critical fame as a classical musician, Glenn…

Loughborough Church - Three ways to kickstart your new year

Three ways to kickstart the New Year

You stare at the calendar on the wall, your diary or now days on your phone, a little bewildered. How has another year passed? What happened to the good intentions of last year? There was so much to achieve. Instead goals were replaced with disappointment. What will make this year different? What will propel you…

Loughborough Church - Change is not inevitable

Change is not inevitable

As we start a new year many of us can look back to 2014 and reflect on the highs and the lows. We might do this casually or we might have set some deliberate time aside to look back at our successes and our failures, what we learned and, many of us have perhaps considered…

Loughborough Church - Forever alone

Forever alone

Forever alone” is something people hashtag flippantly when they are having banter or if they aren’t out with other people. Yes I understand that most of the time it’s a joke, and that being alone isn’t the same as lonely, but beside the banter, the jokes and the fashion in misery that has come from…

Loughborough Church - The size of God's shovel

The size of God’s shovel

After being shipwrecked two men found themselves on a marooned uninhabited island – previously undiscovered. The first guy started to panic lamenting how he was going to die in lonely isolation; he was also getting increasingly agitated because the situation didn’t seem to bother his companion in the slightest. “What is it with you,” he…