Monthly Archives: November 2015

We Are Right

Damaged earth

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past week you’ll know that there were two deadly attacks on Thursday and Friday in Lebanon and France. At least 43 and 129 lives were taken respectively. And, not to mention all attacks preceding these. I’m at a loss to explain how we’ve got to this juncture. But, then because it hasn’t affected me directly here in South Africa (yet), I’ve been indolent when studying this […]

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Book Review: Intent – Exploring the Core of Being Human

Intent: Exploring The Core of Being Human Etsko Schuitema book review

After reading Etsko Schuitema’s Intent – Exploring the Core of Being Human, I felt both excitement and trepidation. Excitement that I had found a roadmap on how to live an excellent life. And, trepidation because as I turned the last page, I knew that I could never again hide behind my feeble excuses. The statement, “The world we experience is a reflection of the register of our internal dialogue,” put paid to any idea I had of […]

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The Insanity of Chronic Remorse

roads-diverging Jacques de Villiers

Robert Frost’s words have driven me to distraction for as long as I can remember: “Two roads diverged in a wood. And I – I took the one less travelled by and that made all the difference.” Whenever I have a choice to make, his words give me pause. Do I choose “what’s popular” or “what’s right.” I often look at myself with curiosity. Especially when I choose, “what’s popular” and not “what’s right.” Note […]

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