“You Are Not Alone”

“You Are Not Alone”

I used to think there was something oddly comforting about loneliness.

  • Wrestling with God

    Wrestling with God

    I pulled the curtain aside and peered hesitantly into the quiet hospice room, my eyes fixing on the figure lying in the bed. Confused, I turned back to my parents who were with me and asked, “Is…this her?”

  • Love will cost you something! It’s not just words!

    Love will cost you something! It’s not just words!

    It’s fitting that weeks after Awakening  Australia in Melbourne a few weeks ago that I write this article in a tent covered in a million types of bugs on a beach in Waitpinga SA looking after $$$ of surf contest equipment in the name of loving a bunch of work crew for Jesus at the Australian Junior Surfing titles.

  • Misplaced dreams and regrets

    Misplaced dreams and regrets

    Hopes and dreams are big motivational drivers of many people today. The best thing about dreams is that you can have as many as you want and they can be as wild as you want them to be and it changes depending on your age or life circumstances.

  • Back to basics - business and theology 

    Back to basics - business and theology 

    Business tycoon billionaire Sir Richard Branson some years ago speaking at a University of Queensland Business School ‘luncheon’ told a room full of MBAs, undergraduates and high schoolers not to waste money on business degrees.

  • Surviving your high school reunion after 30 years

    Surviving your high school reunion after 30 years

    I did all I could to miss each high school reunion when it came time to meet up with my classmates from yesteryear.

  • When you feel rejected 

    When you feel rejected 

    Have you ever felt left out and rejected?

  • Is a ribbon for every child?

    Is a ribbon for every child?

  • Love is the primary & best commandment and motivation

    Love is the primary & best commandment and motivation

    Whether people are believers or not, love probably is the strongest and affectionate desire.

  • Anthems for the Active

    Anthems for the Active

    I recently rewatched the Rocky series of movies, which star Sylvester Stallone as a down-and-out boxer. Most of them hold up pretty well, but the thing that stood out for me the most was the way in which they demonstrate the relationship between music and sport.

  • Kristallnacht and the Christian Connection

    Kristallnacht and the Christian Connection

    Diduno (Did you know) is a ministry of which I am President in which we provide a wide range of important historical information (for schools, universities, publications, on-line) and this is one of these and the information itself came Diduno's Annie Hamilton.

  • A friend is more than …. 

    A friend is more than …. 

    An interesting question for an Australian male is the difference between a friend and a mate?  This came up in the pre interview discussion in a recent Australian Missionary News IPTV interview with the World Circuit Professional Surfing Chaplain Abe Andrews .