Today on #lentphotos, the theme is ‘help’ – and here’s a great photo from Seed Resources:
Although it doesn’t particularly feel like it, it’s my birthday tomorrow… so interesting conversation between Aslan/Lucy – that every year we will find Aslan/God bigger – I often approached my birthday thinking of all the things I haven’t done – I think I’ve got better about that, though I have spent quite a lot of today sorting a few things out so that I feel ready to go into “the new year” … and ensuring that I went for a swim!
When I was pulling this material together (and in no way realising that it would be ‘Birthday Eve’ – this verse seemed to jump out… sometimes I say I don’t want to grow up, and I never want to lose a sense of play, but as an “achiever” – always great to look back and see where developments have been…
Letter, Email, Tweet – whatever – great – say thank you to others – recognise that they’ve all contributed to your everyday journey…
Mother Teresa said this:
‘Silence of the heart is necessary so you can hear God everywhere – in the closing of the door, in the person who needs you, in the birds that sing, in the flowers, in the animals.’
Dr Bex Lewis is passionate about helping people engage with the digital world in a positive way, where she has more than 20 years’ experience. She is Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing at Manchester Metropolitan University and Visiting Research Fellow at St John’s College, Durham University, with a particular interest in digital culture, persuasion and attitudinal change, especially how this affects the third sector, including faith organisations, and, after her breast cancer diagnosis in 2017, has started to research social media and cancer. Trained as a mass communications historian, she has written the original history of the poster Keep Calm and Carry On: The Truth Behind the Poster (Imperial War Museum, 2017), drawing upon her PhD research. She is Director of social media consultancy Digital Fingerprint, and author of Raising Children in a Digital Age: Enjoying the Best, Avoiding the Worst (Lion Hudson, 2014; second edition in process) as well as a number of book chapters, and regularly judges digital awards. She has a strong media presence, with her expertise featured in a wide range of publications and programmes, including national, international and specialist TV, radio and press, and can be found all over social media, typically as @drbexl.