Reputations, be they good or bad, will leave an indelible mark on the opinions of others about each one of us.
Reputations are important as they carry great influence. When we are seeking the services of a person with a particular skill, some people would rather use a person based on the reputation of the person's quality of work rather than the cheapest price.
What was the first word you thought of to put in the missing blank?
Most people who will read that statement will straight away place in the blank the word fail. The words fail and failure are harsh words and each one of us has heard them used many times, sometime even about ourselves. The words conjure up fear. We have all had to do tests of some kind whether they were at school, college, University, a driving test and so on. Many of us are nervous during the test because of the fear of failure.
There are many people who believe in following the stars (star signs), with some not even leaving the house without first reading what it says in the star sign for the day.
My favourite 'star sign' is the Southern Cross. This has been a very popular star constellation throughout the years featured on of course our very own Australian Flag (along with 4 other countries), and the famous Eureka Stockade flag.
In life we have seasons. Foundational seasons, growth seasons, seasons of trial. For me, one of the most influential and important seasons of my life has been Rangers. I was invited to Rangers as a 6 year old by my neighbour and a few weeks into joining I made a decision to say ‘Yes’ to Jesus. For the next 18 years after that significant moment in my life, Rangers became something I did and enjoyed every Friday night. I really loved the outdoor aspect, whether it was learning to tie up