Do you have a negative or positive streak running through you? Paul was going to write some tough things to the Christians in Corinth – but he had a positive perspective on who they were because God was in their lives. He also had a positive view of himself – and perhaps there is a link between the two.
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How confident are you?
The way you view yourself has a direct bearing on the way you view others. If you are unsure about yourself, tentative and hesitant, then that will come out in the way you treat others. You will be either too soft or too harsh. When you are comfortable in your own skin then you will be fair and strong, kind and compassionate. Click the picture of the sunflowers to read more ...
Wrong place, wrong time!
A peaceful fireside scene in a rustic Dartmoor Inn?
In her latest reflection Merle recounts an experience she and John had whilst sitting quietly reading and enjoying a pre-dinner drink on a recent trip to Dartmoor when a heated argument broke out in the bar. Click the picture to read Merle's thoughts.
Understanding Yourself weekends
Claire, Graeme and Andy, 3 friends from Bristol who have attended all 5 Understanding Yourself 'Steps', have written their thoughts and experiences of the courses. Click here - well worth a read if you are interested in our courses!
An excellent weekend!
The general consensus of the evaluation forms from the new Step five course, which was held 6 - 8 February, 2015 at School Farm Cottages, Cratfield.
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School Farm Cottages, Cratfield, Suffolk
Step One - Cratfield, Suffolk
27 February - 1 March, 2015
This course enables us to discover our temperaments, how they interact within us and how our identity is formed. It will help us to understand ourselves, and others, significantly better. Click here for further details and booking.
Step Three - Cratfield, Suffolk
6 - 8 March, 2015
This weekend builds on the first two but demonstrates how to use what we have learnt to make a real difference in the lives of others. Click here for further details and the booking form.
The story of the courses
John has written a brief account of how the Understanding Yourself courses came into being and have developed over the years - from an original exploratory gathering in the small games room at School Farm, Cratfield to the Step Five, which was completed recently.
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We have completed the discussions on 'Understanding church' and the material is currently being written up. Once complete, details will be posted on the website.
We are starting a new Bible study series on 1 Corinthians on 25th February. Click the picture for details and preparation. Notes will be posted after each session.