Every body part is important

Whilst exercising at bootcamp on Wednesday, I fell and hurt my wrist. Coach Ojoi attended fo it immediately and I felt better. However, the pain became worse during the day, I was hardly able to concentrate and ended up going to the hospital to have it checked out. It was my left wrist that was…

Expectations! Expectations!

We all have expectations and we somehow expect others to know what we expect of them (and expect them to act accordingly). So you want something done a certain way and you have explained this to your spouse, colleague, subordinate, friend… but somehow you do not get the result you were expecting. You get frustrated…

Consistency

Consistency is one of my watchwords for 2018. Yes, I know it’s been on the list in the last few years, but it’s going to keep being there. The why is simple – to excel at anything, consistency is key. Yes, we all know this, but do we really apply this? If only we choose…

Don’t judge a book by its cover

It’s so easy easy to size someone up and assume you know them just by looking at them. This mode of judging someone is not always accurate.

Freedom

This is my third trip to Dakar and my first trip to Goree Island. Seeing the caves (I refuse to call them prisons) that slaves were put in all those years back, the chains and all the other memories of slavery, I really and truly appreciated freedom. I said a prayer of thanks for not…

Purpose

I am currently reading the book of Proverbs which is all about wisdom. The thing that calls out to me as I read this book is purpose. One who lacks wisdom cannot have purpose and without purpose, what is the point of one’s life? Proverbs 10: 4-5 reminded me of what I had been tasked…

Be Your Sister’s Keeper

Does this happen to you? Your phone rings, it’s someone close to you, you pick up and the caller starts the conversation by saying “so if I don’t call you, you won’t call me?”. Can you identify with this? What are your thoughts? Mine – did this person call to have an argument? How do…