How Thinking Of The Rest Of My Life Doesn’t Freak Me Out Anymore

This week a friend reached a significant milestone. This made me think about what I’d want the next ten years of life to look like. It also made me think about how, as a younger person, I imagined different stages of my life. Also, I realised how thinking of the rest of my life doesn’t freak me out […]

What We Can Do About The Chaos And Injustice In The World

Has the world ever been more restless?! The Arab Spring, ISIS and ISIL, Israel and Palestine conflict. Protests in Hong Kong. Displacements in Sudan, which not many news agencies cover. Ukraine and Russia. Ebola in West Africa. Despite our limitaions we must explore what we can do about the chaos and injustice in the world. Unfortunately I […]

I Also Blog For Your Greatness

I also blog for your greatness. This sounds rather arrogant. But it isn’t. One of the things that bloggers in the recent past have done is preach the message of “blogging for themselves”. I’ve done some of that. I’ve spoken about blogging for myself. Not a lot, but strongly. (Check out that post here.)

A Proper Understanding Of Commitment

This surfer dude aptly captures the essence of commitment. This is from a proper understanding of commitment. Commitment making the decision that any other decision is to make what you’ve signed up for happen [Click to Tweet] It means changing your mind or backing down is not an option. It means everything else must bow […]

The Influence Of Others’ Bad On Your Good

It is not always easy to judge sincerity. Especially when surrounded by great need. A couple of weeks ago about five hundred people in an informal settlement in Cape Town were affected by fire that ravaged their (makeshift) homes. Fifteen minutes’ walk from my house there’s glaring need. There are people who’ve made the cover […]