‘There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under the heavens:…a time to weep and a time to laugh.’
Ecclesiastes 3:1, 4

‘Our mouths were filled with laughter, our tongues with songs of joy.’ 
Psalm 126:2

When was the last time you laughed? Really laughed? The last couple of years have given most of us much to weep over. Many of us have shed many tears of sadness. But there comes a time for us to laugh. If you need help to laugh, animals, babies and small children provide moments that will cause you to smile and laugh. 

Laughter is good for our mental wellbeing. If you want help with caring for your mental wellbeing, Press On: Building resilience & mental wellbeing provides you with tips and input on how you can build habits such as laughter into your life.

Our latest articles

Staying mentally and spiritually strong as a Christian woman

In the last few weeks, as I’ve chatted with a number of women, I’ve seen how adept they are at juggling and pivoting. But we have many balls to juggle in life. Our plans go awry, and those balls just start tumbling. And this is when we feel the weariness and stress and think, ‘I can’t keep doing this.’

Read More →
a shepherd cares for his sheep, grazing on green grass on a hillside, with a misty valley in the background.

Pastoral Care and Sacrifice

The question for us as pastoral carers is whether Jesus saw any other significance in laying down his life for the sheep. And consequently, is there a type of sacrifice which Jesus calls his followers in pastoral care to make?

Read More →