Learning to leave the right Legacy

How we handle difficult situations reflect our character to the world. Doing the right thing in these situations is easier said than done. Looking at one of King David’s slumps we will see his character and take away a few key lessons in helping us making the most of a challenging situation and learning to leave […]

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Transition Expedition

Do you remember the first time you had to get on the bike and cycle without any help from dad? Do you remember your first day at school? Do you remember the first time you moved away from home for varsity or a job? Perhaps these memories have much in common for you? The reality […]

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Tribute to Joost, the leader

“It is Joost van der Westhuizen who picks up the ball from the back of the scrum and makes the break to the blindside. Now it is only Joost, the last defender and the try line, left-right and left again; Joost has left the defender behind and dives over for the winning try” This was […]

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Barnabas: A Noteworthy Mentor

“There is nothing I like better than conversing with aged men. For I regard them as travelers who have gone a journey which I too may have to go, and of whom I ought to inquire whether the way is smooth and easy or rugged and difficult. Is life harder toward the end, or what […]

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The Character of Growth

“Character cannot be summoned at the moment of crisis if it has been squandered by years of compromise and rationalization. The only testing ground for the heroic is the mundane. The only preparation for that one profound decision which can change a life, or even a nation, is those hundreds of half conscious, self defining, […]

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Charging into the Storm

I have recently started running. I’ve always loved sport, but for several (real insignificant reasons) classified myself as not being a “runner”. It’s quite ironic as most sports in which I participated required running and I’m glad to have overcome this gap in my mindset. Saturday morning was one of the more challenging Park run’s […]

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My Cambodian Experience

My First International Trip One early June morning I received an e-mail, not just an ordinary mail, a corporate communication mail. The exciting e-mail types usually left to simmer for a bit. Strangely enough, this was not the case for this particular email. My attention caught by the subject line “6 volunteers needed for mission trip to […]

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