Dedicated for a friend. And to those who may need it. Joy!No pestilence lurking in the darkest hour,Nor any plague that attacks at midday,Will come between you and your joy Countless droughts in the desert, And much unrest in the valley,Cannot drench any of your joy inside of you Many shall come to inquire,What is … Continue reading Joy!
What is the ultimate test to determine whether you can trust someone? You just trust them. That may sound rather absurd, but I will get back to you in a moment regarding that. Till the recent passing of my mother my parents were one of the greatest marriages I have ever known. They were a … Continue reading Can you rely on others?
There is a huge debate as to whether the vaccine is safe. Regardless of which one you could take (if you have any options), there is something you should know before considering taking it. Don't be alarmed if you have taken one already. But hear me out. Photo by Thirdman on Pexels.com Firstly, I would … Continue reading Should you take the Covid-19 vaccine?
Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. - Psalm 90:12 What I have come to notice this year when I have reached certain obstacles in life, when my challenges seem too hard to face, I seem to neglect the fact that God is with me. I refuse … Continue reading Timing
It's 3:33am. I wake up restless. Anxious. What appeared to be reality vanished within a blink of an eye. All that is left is the darkness that surrounds me. My dry throat yearns to be quenched, but upon holding the bottle, the weightless object yields no return that could benefit me in that moment. A … Continue reading Listen
There are always moments in our lives where we lose a friend to an incident you may not ever be ready for. Prior to the incident you could describe your friendship/relationship with someone as near perfect, one that you have full trust with that person. If you remove that single incident you would most definitely … Continue reading Mercy’s war
Du Toits Peak - The highest peak in the Western Cape within direct sight of the ocean. Elevation: 1995m (6545ft). Difficulty: 9/10. About two years ago Du Toits Peak became a word in my mountaineer vocabulary. Grueling, challenging and slightly silly to go without a guide were all words to describe the ascent. Those were … Continue reading Up into the clouds
I am always inspired by a few people that have come against all odds and came out on top. To name a few: Anders Hoffman, Riaan Manser, Wim Hof and Bear Grylls. If you aren't quite sure who they are then imagine cycling across Africa, or doing the Ironman in Antarctica. And honestly, that sort … Continue reading The best way to buy a CD
At the mountains of eternity will I utter your beauty Each time we met, you became more irresistible Time was irrelevant in your presence Perpetuity consisted of a graceful face . Do I need to bide my time And wait a hundred years Or is the time upon me Have I met you yet . … Continue reading Have I met you yet
A few weeks ago I had a close friend stay with me for his week away. He studied most of the week while I worked but we made sure to spend all our remaining hours together. On the very last day of our time of rowing, hiking, surfing and learning to play cheesy songs, we … Continue reading Getting stuck