Curve-balls

I filled up my journal today, which is to say that I wrote on its last empty page this morning. This was a journal I have carried around with me since 2007. I still remember the first time I spotted it on the shelves of the TBC bookshop in Sarit Center. It made me laugh,…

End Of Week Ramblings

Thoughts # 1, 2 and 3 This week my thinking is disjointed and incomplete. It’s what happens when all my brain energy is taken up by work. The blog gets the left-over ramblings. I have three different thoughts that I’d love to get your feedback on. They emanate from recent interactions and really have no…

GOD-INCIDENCE – Part Two

…………………………………….continued Downhill The newness and excitement soon faded away as life in the house quickly spiraled into messy chaos. It’s difficult to accurately pin-point everything that was wrong. Dysfunctional is a good word. A tonne of pent-up emotion – wrapped up in frustration, sadness, anger, bitterness – at the world, the absentee father, other functional…

GOD-INCIDENCE – Part One

God-incidence. More than coincidence, a moment when God does something so great and wonderful that years later you still marvel at how beautifully everything came together. Every once in a while I find myself anxious and afraid; life’s challenges seemingly impermeable to all my prayers and effort. Stuck with a myopic perspective, I am helpless,…

Extraordinary

Two world famous, greatly accomplished and very inspiring people have died in the past week – Wangari Maathai and Steve Jobs. I can’t seem to get enough of all that has been written, sang or said about them. I have watched/read the links i share below countless times. Everything about them fascinates me. Their families,…

One touch

🙂 is in tears, though the watery drops remain stuck inside, i wish they would just leave, come gushing out even, along with all this pent-up emotion, and in so doing grant me some relief. (pearlfromafrica, 2011) Today is one of those days when my daily word count has been taken up by work-life emotions.…