Category Archives: My Writings

THE RACE OF A LIFETIME – WEEK 8

A common response people give when presented with a challenge is, “That’s not at all possible! There’s no way I can ever accomplish that!” By default, many shrink into their comfort zones when challenged to go a few notches above their greatest accomplishment to date. Yet, there is always a higher place to which we […]

THE RACE OF A LIFETIME (WEEK 7)

You did it! Well done! Kudos! Awesome! Now that you’ve been there, done that, got the T-shirt and the shiny medal, what next? Are you going to relax, relapse or refocus? These questions are relevant, especially after every victory. When you expend energy and put in a lot of effort to reach a milestone, you […]

THE RACE OF A LIFETIME (WEEK 6)

Ebenezer! On the journey of life, there are milestones you need to acknowledge and celebrate. You may not yet be where you want to be, but you are no longer where you used to be. You do not need to beat yourself up for having not achieved you BIG goal. Instead, pat yourself on the […]

THE RACE OF A LIFETIME (WEEK 3)

The course before each of us is not a short, straight-line track, set on an easy, plain ground. No. The race of life is run on a long, bendy, twist-and-turn, hilly, obstacle-ridden terrain that requires watchfulness, tenacity, determination and endurance. It is said, “Life is a marathon, not a sprint,” and I believe this is […]

THE RACE OF A LIFETIME (WEEK 2)

This man knew a lot about running. Not only was he accustomed to the athletics culture of his day, he considered his whole life a race. When the time of departure from his life drew near, he was confident he had run a good race. His name is Paul, the apostle, the one who wrote […]

THE RACE OF A LIFETIME (WEEK 1)

The above is not the title of my new book (although I like the sound of it). Rather, it’s going to be, for the foreseeable future, the theme of weekly writings on matters that have gripped my heart; matters surrounding life and purpose. No sweet talks. Just truth. Today, I reflect on the shortness of […]

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