How is it possible that here in Paradise, those who live here miss out on many of the treasures that bring thousands of tourists each year to these shores, craving the beauty and gifts that are all around us? writes Linda Kavelin-Popov.
A friend of mine just flew overseas for Christmas. Before she even stepped on the plane, the family dynamics of mama drama were already flaring up amongst her adult children. Who got to pick her up at the airport? Who had the privilege to have her stay first? Longest?
I have a friend who makes a profound difference in my life. She’s one of my greatest blessings. I’ve been reflecting on what it is about her that causes me to leave her presence more hopeful, happy, and confident -- ready to tackle life with fresh optimism, writes Linda Kavelin-Popov.
How are you really? Do you ever stop to ask yourself that question? Or like most people, do you sometimes drift into a state of gradually increasing anxiety or low-level depression? By Linda Kavelin-Popov.
Historian and author Howard Henry has been fascinated by the birth of Christianity in the Cook Islands for many years. In a weekly series, Henry chronicles the arrival of Christianity to the Cook Islands and its role in building the nation. In this article he talks about how the Gospel arrived at Atiu on 19 July 1823.
How do we go from burnout to blessing? How do we maintain the elusive balance that can give us a genuine pace of grace? A breath of peace whenever we need it, time for beauty, for prayer and reflection, for play, for free time with family and friends. There is an epidemic of overdoing that has spread throughout the world in the past decades.