A few talents, some outreach, and a big share of Grace.

Like a lot of others, I’ve felt a stirring to contribute in some way or other to Church and specifically, through the ministry I’m serving at now, especially since I completed a run through Landings just last year. It’s actually pretty easy to be invested to help in all areas of Landings – there are […]

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The Other Word for ‘Coincidence’ that We Often Neglect

A recent misunderstanding with good friends led to some pain being felt. We all know the feeling. One moment, we’re carrying on the same way everyday; the next, some random occurrence makes us think about whether we’ve been doing something wrong the whole time. It was instinctive for me to both retreat and adopt a […]

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Spiritual Affirmations – When God Speaks Through Us

Every Landings run concludes with a retreat that ends with Mass. That Mass which we celebrate always turns out to be a powerful experience. Why? After all, it’s a normal Sunday Mass celebrated like anywhere else in our universal Church. The difference is the special congregation that makes this Mass a spiritual meeting point for […]

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Who Wants To Be Alone?

Reality shows are largely farces and engineered but there is one particular programme that had me spellbound. ALONE is an American reality show on History channel and the premise is fairly self-explanatory. A raw and grittier version of Survivor, but with a humongous twist – the competitor is left entirely to his/her own devices alone. […]

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5 Insights From Conversations with God in the Adoration Room

Since Jesus is present in the Blessed Sacrament, then being in the Adoration room is probably the closest thing to be with Jesus – physically. It was this premise that took me around Adoration rooms across the island, seeking ideal places to encounter Him. Deep inside, I think I suspected it was not all about Jesus; […]

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Checking In: A Time to Give or Take?

Checking in is my favourite part of a Landings session. We always start our group sessions with a check in – it really is the only right way to begin these sessions as it helps everybody to set the right disposition to be present for each other. I love checking in, but it was not […]

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Why My Guitar is (Almost) Perfect for Praise and Worship

The first song I played on my brand new Taylor was, “More Than Words”, the second, “Fallen Angel” and finally, “Mighty To Save”. So you can see the intended priorities I had for it. I picked up playing the guitar in my late teens, first by learning to play four chords C, Am, F, G7 on […]

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