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when we help each other out…we build community

when we help each other out…we build community

How do we know if we are a caring community….what are the signs?

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how to handle money – learning through experience

how to handle money – learning through experience

I always admire my wife’s ability to create space for our children to learn from their own decisions and experiences. 3 of the boys decided to pool all their money. They were excited by the fact that through sharing it they felt like they had more money. Lenny (8) knew what he was doing because […]

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we are not here for the 100 metre sprint, so let’s keep learning

we are not here for the 100 metre sprint, so let’s keep learning

I am forcing myself to get round to reviewing the content of the Original Divine Principle workshop. How many times have I been to a seminar and then not looked back at the content, forgetting there is a process to learning. How much learning have I missed in my life, I don’t even want to […]

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True Parents are arriving in Europe Friday 17th July and my reflections on being a parent.

True Parents are arriving in Europe Friday 17th July and my reflections on being a parent.

Just heard this morning from our FFWPU European Office that True Parents* will be arriving a few days early before the Peace Cup with Real Madrid etc. I went over to Livingstone House to meet with Rev and Mrs Song and others to discuss the preparations. The plan is that initially before they arrive to […]

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Meet the Newcastle Community: BBQ time

Chieko and I went up on Sunday to Newcastle to meet the Family Federation community there. It was so good to see them and join them for a worship service and a very top of the range BBQ: burgers, lamb kebabs, steaks, vegetarian kebabs, etc…) A big thank you from us to all of you […]

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parenting moments no.3 (A day in the life of a busy mum: Saturday 18th April)

parenting moments no.3 (A day in the life of a busy mum: Saturday 18th April)

I got them up so two could go to football training by 10am…picked up two more boys(Tiger and Arian Rai), dropped them at football took the remaining two (Damon and Eddie)to the supermarket…spent £99 (I guess that is why CHieko normally does the big shop – I think we went overboard on the pulsating tooth […]

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family federation and upf

family federation and upf

Dear brothers and sisters, Family Federation… So, Hyung Jin Nim was last week appointed the international president of FFWPU! He has also inherited from Hyun Jin Nim, his elder brother, the CARP organisation and the responsibility for all matters relating to the 2nd Generation of our movement. Hyun Jin Nim who is currently touring many […]

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family and work

Dear brothers and sisters, Here are a few things from last week: Family Am having a lot more interaction with the kids as Chieko is away on the 7 day Divine Principle workshop. Doing all the waking up and putting to bed. Got quite cross and grumpy with them, and was aware that this didn’t […]

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