Sometimes what we wish for will come true, yet we seem to doubt ourselves. It is almost guaranteed and still you choose to be in disbelief when it counts. A promise should not be broken, though you remain hesitant. Just remember the past, remember what you have received and forgetting the flaws of this world … Continue reading The lavish soul
Dedicated to Josh, and to those who are willing to go beyond what is considered comfortable To leave that which is known, to be met with the unknown is exhilarating and yet frightening simultaneously. Giving up security for adventure, yields stories that cannot be forgotten. Asking 'what if' instead of 'why' breaks perceptions of the … Continue reading Written for the daring
-780Km (Distance travelled) -70 hours (Time travelled) - 7 days (Days travelled) -Lots (Calories burned) Saturday, 4 September, 2021. My escapade began. Months of planning, training, blood, sweat and tears(that was just sweat looking like tears), came down to a week to face the music. I had this very morbid idea to get on a … Continue reading The longest ride
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