What Are You Waiting For? Blossom Tip 37

An elderly couple went to a divorce lawyer to ask about separating after almost 70 years of marriage. “Why did you wait so long to get a divorce?” asked the lawyer. “We were waiting for the kids to die,” they said.   What are you waiting for?  Retirement, perhaps, or the kids to grow up. […]

What Are You Waiting For Blossom Tip 37

Time to Move On Blossom Tip 36

The Time Has Come — Blossom Tip 36

“You have stayed at this mountain long enough,” God told the Israelites in Deuteronomy 1:6. “It is time to break camp and move on.” There are times in your life when it’s essential to move on. If you stay too long at one place, you stagnate and start to wander aimlessly. When you’re rebuilding your […]


Which Pair Will You Choose? Blossom Tip 35

Imagine sitting in the doctor’s office. You’re waiting for your test results and the doctor is 15 minutes behind schedule. The waiting room is small and crowded. Next to you a thin elderly man wilts in his seat, coughing hoarsely into his handkerchief. Beside him, a tear-stained toddler flails and wails on her mom’s lap. […]

Curiouser She Blossoms Tip 35

What is Your True Name Blossom Tip 34

Your True Name Isn’t What We Call You – Blossom Tip 34

“I was praying myself awake this morning,” says Mary-Margaret, “when Jesus sat next to me on the bed.” That’s my favorite sentence in the novel I’m reading, The Passion of Mary-Margaret. She’s a religious sister (but not a nun) who literally sees and chats with Jesus. Often. He appears at the most convenient — and […]


When You Meet God – Blossom Tip 33   Recently updated !

Have you heard of The Alpha Course, pioneered by a vicar called Nicky Gumbel? (I love the word “vicar” — and I’m waving at you, my British brothers and sisters! 🙂 ). I’m facilitating an Alpha group at my church. Last week was our first meeting, and the central question was: “If it turned out […]

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What Are You Struggling With Today? Blossom Tip 32

You’ll find two surprises in this blog post:  1) Blossy is back (yay!) with an important message about going slow. She’s up a tree at the end of this email. 2) I want to hear about you, your life and world. Guess what? It’s your turn to talk! I hog all the space in our […]


What You Wish You Said — Blossom Tip 31

Have you ever woken up at 3 am, knowing exactly what you should have said to someone earlier that day? You didn’t have the right words during the actual encounter, but later you found the perfect response. Well, I’ve got good news! Here’s how to say the right thing at the right time.   What […]

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