Category Archives: it’s my life

The muddy waters at the bottom of the well.

The woman at the well (John 4) drank muddy water. In our sanitised world of piped and purified water we forget that the social and personal snubs delivered to this woman who chooses to fetch water at the height of … Continue reading

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Granite Grace – Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela – behaving like a chop in the face of greatness.

We’re at the beginning of a global outpouring of sentiment about Nelson Mandela. Some beautiful, some hysterical and some negative. I just add a simple recollection of Mandela on one of the occasions I met him. I was 22 or … Continue reading

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Thy kingdom. A missed opportunity

Thy kingdom come, thy will be done… There is something charming, appealing and comforting about this formulation of the words of the ‘Pater Noster’. These are the words of our daily liturgy and prayer. These are the words of praying … Continue reading

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Bury me at 7am.

Firstly, forgive me… But I’m blunt. So that out of the way, here’s what is to happen when I die. 1 – Don’t wait for my whole family from across the universe to gather. I’m a man of faith and … Continue reading

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Discipline-SA. A good way to start 2013

I live in Pretoria/ Tshwane, where driving is a type of gambling… Drivers ignore pedestrians who ignore drivers who ignore trucks who ignore busses who ignore taxis who ignore motorcyclists who ignore cyclists who ignore traffic lights and rules. I’ve … Continue reading

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2012. Leap year horror

2012 has been a leap-year-horror. I am so pleased it has ended. I’m still trying to work out what was beneficial and what was just a complete waste of time. In December, I was given two puppies. One was planned … Continue reading

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Unfriending – Letting your Peace return to you. Mt 10:13

Today I’m sad but strangely peaceful. I’ve done something that I have not had to do before in my multi-connected Social Media world. I’ve had to un-friend someone. I’m beginning to untangle the many-linked webs in which people become part … Continue reading

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