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Hello, your name is not Single

// Seven pieces of advice for single people.

Written by Gemma Brown

Picked by Amaris Cole

We all love a list, especially if it’s one to inspire and encourage us. This post from the lovely Gemma Brown does just that. Smashing the stereotype of the singleton and offering an honest insight into those riding solo – to quote Jason Derulo – this post is worth reading whatever your relationship status.

The art of manliness · reflections on week 2

// The '30 days to a better man' challenge continues. This week's reflections include CVs, friendship, journalling, dating, and your private parts, although not all at once.

Written by Thomas McConaghie

Picked by Chine McDonald

Who doesn't love a self-improvement list? I've been enjoying reading about our very own Thomas's quest to be a better version of himself. We could all learn a thing or two, or three.

The serpent in the sands

// Sometimes we are just infants, railing against rules we don’t like.

Written by Jonty Langley

Picked by Christine Gilland

I love the way Jonty writes, and this particular post always speaks to me about the importance of being truthful with myself about why I believe what I do. It’s an older post, but always a challenging read.

Missionary minimalism

// De-cluttering our lives is trendy in the Christian and secular world. But what can be learned from a someone who grew up in a missionary family?

Written by Gabby Llewellyn

Picked by Thomas McConaghie

We gave Gabby the topic of minimalism and this is what she came back with. While we were considering what it means to live with less stuff, Gabby rightly pointed out that it's not about the stuff! Let us instead focus on the God who gives abundantly.