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 […]
When these people work, they no longer work to sustain themselves. Every task in their working day is concerned with perfecting the work of art called their lives.
The aim of good work is to enable individuals. It is not to build structures. It is not aggrandizement.
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 […]
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 […]