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  • Fighting for my life Jan 30, 2023

    In 2022 one of my main goals was to conquer my to-do list. I used to be a huge procrastinator and I would avoid work or social interactions for extended periods of time and then it would become this insurmountable mountain that would drive me into the ground and I would crash.

  • Be a Grandfather Jan 23, 2023

    Be a Grandfather they said… Some relevant quotes… "Blessed are those who spoil and snuggle, hug and hope, pray and pamper, for they shall be called grandparents."

  • Keep Looking Jan 16, 2023

    In John 1:37, Jesus asks his disciples a question for the ages: “What are you looking for?”

  • Letting Go Jan 09, 2023

    Happy New Year! I love this time of year. Resetting. Prioritising. Centring.

  • JOY Dec 19, 2022

    On this 4th Sunday of Advent we focus on JOY! In a world where there is so little reason for joy, we do well to identify and savour that which brings us joy.

  • Focus Dec 12, 2022

    In my life, there are two ways that I tend to lose focus

  • Be Found Dec 05, 2022

    Storm Chasers are people who drive thousands of kilometres to pursue major storms. Their reasons: maybe to photograph the unique views, or to feel something of the power of nature, or to enjoy the challenge of correctly forecasting and intercepting the storm.

  • The Welcoming Prayer Nov 14, 2022

    Welcome, welcome, welcome. I welcome everything that comes to me today, because I know it's for my healing.

  • A New Energy Nov 07, 2022

    I recently had the privilege of going up to Johannesburg for matric marking and, for four days, I  was immersed in a herd of IT teachers. It was really great because as IT teachers, we are mostly one per school. While this may be great for controlling the standard of work in our departments, it makes for lonely teachers.

  • Body Prayer Oct 31, 2022

    Prayer is interacting with God. We thank him, petition him, beg his forgiveness and intercede on behalf of others. However, prayer is not only asking. It is a yearning of the soul. It captures a deep longing to be one with God.

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