My Thoughts

2 May 2020

Suffering For Christ

I don’t believe there is a born again Christian on the face of this earth who does not desire to know Jesus, God the Father more […]
23 Apr 2020

Life After Lockdown

In so many ways the last four weeks have dragged, yet the time has flown by. I have achieved a small number of ticks against my […]
3 Apr 2020

who is victor?

I have no doubt the majority of people reading this, certainly in South Africa, have had a letter from ‘my friend Victor’ whose niece is a […]
30 Mar 2020

Street walker

It is interesting how sound is magnified by silence. I live close to a main road and am used to the almost non-stop hum and rumble […]
31 Dec 2019

A New Season, a new decade.

Towards the end of November a question was posed: As you near the end of this year, what are the highlights for you of the second […]
19 Dec 2019

Sticks and stones …

Words are powerful, they can bring life, they can also fatally wound.
10 Dec 2019

Loss

The febrile imagination born not of make believe, but of don't believe.
23 Oct 2019

A Dark and scary place

I couldn't focus in the mists that swirled in this foreign place.
29 Jul 2019

Of Living waters and rocks

Living Waters, anchored by the Rock that is Christ my Lord!
18 May 2019

Privilege? White, Black, Anyone’s?

Are these criteria for white privilege? Or is it only about money, how much one has, regardless of how one came about it? Is it that simple? Is the divide that neat?
13 Mar 2019

Beyond Despair

the depth of misery in the eyes of the young boy living on the street, the imperceptible shake of his head as I ask what I can do to help say more than words.
1 Feb 2019

Please, please, speak English!

Coming to terms with arcane web jargon
21 Dec 2018

God’s People are broke.

Close to 40 years after giving my life to Christ I obviously have many Christian friends, and right now a number of them, including me, are […]
5 Sep 2018

Humiliation of Shame

Today I bring forth an argument: To Shame or Not to Shame. I saw a post which decried sharing acts of abuse in open fora as […]
12 Jun 2018

The Wonderful World of Books

I love reading. I love books. I love the escapism of tales of love, and mystery, and suspense, and history, my taste is eclectic. I learnt […]
4 Jun 2018

No to Abortion!

The bitter truth, however, is that the majority of pregnancies are terminated not because of deformity, or as a result of rape. They are the result of flagrant and irresponsible sexuality, people copulating without precaution, knowing they will not be brought to account for their actions
12 Mar 2018

A Small Round Stone

How do you feel today? What emotion predominates and if you were to allow it free rein where might it lead you?   One of my […]
19 Dec 2017

It’s Christmas!

For most of my life I have downplayed the importance of Christmas for a variety of reasons, the main one being that my grandmother and my […]
22 Sep 2017

God of Comfort

I have often found that people who claim the bible to be a collection of fables, a series of tall stories, or historical references that have […]
5 Apr 2017

Have courage, Walk in Integrity

  Whenever the Lord starts giving me scriptures about trusting Him, it’s a sure-fire certainty that I am about to be tested in this area. The […]
13 Feb 2017

Home Help or Hindrance

I read an account in our local paper a while back of a woman who had been robbed by the person she employed as domestic helper. […]
7 Feb 2017

Clumsy, Thy Name is Glenda!

It all started before Christmas. I was on my way home from Nelspruit when I did something really stupid. On a previous trip, during winter, I […]