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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.

The key to lifelong sex? Get the right advice

// A response to a recent Guardian article.

Written by Christine Woolgar

Picked by Thomas McConaghie

We asked Christine to respond to an article posted on the Guardian regarding sex advice. I was really pleased with this response... 3 strands of advice to have good sex with your spouse.

3 people we don’t pray for

// Ahead of National Prayer Weekend, we look at the people we're least likely to pray for

Written by Emily Owen

Picked by Amaris Cole

What a challenge. We’re great at praying for our friends, family and the nice old lady who lives at the end of the road, but what about the traffic warden who’s writing us a ticket, or the car in front of us who’s driving sooooo slooooowly? Let’s pray more and add some new people to the list.

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.