The peer pressure we sometimes face can be enormous. It can make us do things that we would never usually do; and say things we would never dream of normally saying. But here’s the thing… we are the ones who have the power to either give in, or not, to pressures that others place on … Continue reading Identity Crisis
Our personalities define who we are and how we do things. But there are times we act in ways, and those actions and words, hurt other people. I’m not talking about people who are offended by almost everything, and clearly voice their opinion about how they feel. Recently I was at a school’s awards assembly … Continue reading Who cares?
Yesterday morning we heard the shocking news that a friend of ours tragically lost their son in a car accident. He woke up on Saturday morning like every other morning, not knowing that it would be his last day here on earth. How would we do things differently today if we knew it was our … Continue reading Make it Count
This morning I don’t have too much to say. As I reflect on my life, I once again realise how blessed I am. At my age people are starting to consider retirement. I don’t have any money in the bank, I don’t own a property and I’m still paying off my car. But contrary to … Continue reading It’s good to be Alive!
The point of climbing any mountain, is to enjoy the amazing view from the top. I remember when Bev and I were just married, we went to live in Taiwan for a year. A Canadian guy, who worked with us, invited us to go on a hike with a group of people. The walk was … Continue reading Getting up… Reaching down