EASTER SPECIAL OFFER!

Dear Chasing Light Friends & Fam;

During the editing process of my first book LIFE INTERRUPTED the team at Deep River Books decided to leave out a chapter. It followed along similar lines to the chapter before it and I felt it was a good decision.

The chapter was titled ‘MORE THAN ENOUGH?’ and we would like to send you a copy.

So we have this ‘UNRELEASED’ chapter to give away to our CHASING LIGHT friends and family. All you have to do is email chasinglight99@gmail.com and include in the subject line:

Send me a copy of MORE THAN ENOUGH

And that’s it.

Our team will email you a copy in PDF format.

Just our way of saying THANK YOU, so email us today!

 

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“Nathan’s book, Life Interrupted, is a gem for anyone looking to make sense of life through the good and the bad times. If your life has been interrupted, for good or ill, this book will help you face the future with courage and give you hope.”

Karl Faase / CEO Olive Tree Media / Presenter on Hope 103.2FM

“Life Interrupted is a timely but overdue reminder that our lives are lived daily by divine providence and our choices. Nathan has tapped into brilliant thought.”

John McMartin / Senior Pastor, Inspire Church Australia

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David Hall / Senior Pastor, Lifepoint Church

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Know Thyself

I’ve been reading a book called ‘Reclaiming Conversation’ – author Sherry Turkle looks at the digital age and explores the impact technology now has on how we connect and communicate. It’s been very insightful.

By exploring behaviors and trends and how the internet and social media has shaped how we communicate and relate, Turkle encourages the reader to consider screen time habits, highlighting all our hidden suspicions that we spend way too much time in front of our screens most likely feeding habits and practices that we could do without. Along the way she writes:

“Once aware, we can rethink our practices.”

This simple statement has been bouncing around my head for days. I’ve been applying it totally out of context across a range of relational and emotional dynamics, and it fits.

The statement forms for me both truth and principal.

Awareness is a powerful tool.

The dictionary defines awareness as having knowledge or perception. To be conscious of, acquainted with, informed of, to be mindful and alert to. To be awake.

The Greek maxim to know thyself was famously expanded on by Socrates who said, “an unexamined life is not worth living.”

Examination is a precursor to awareness.

So awareness is a powerful tool – it leads to reflection, reflection leads to questions.  Questions like, where to from here? (refer to previous blog series titled Where To From Here?) Asking questions leads to answers, answers lead to destiny.

What do I need to do today to rethink my practices? My habits? My thinking?

How do I become more aware?