Category Archives: Life at Home-Base

Need list – Help us get ready for 2014

As we approach 2014, we are busily renovating and equipping the two flatlets for the students who will be joining us in January next year. I herewith include a detailed list of the items we are looking for. If you or anyone you know can help with anything on this list, we would really appreciate […]

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Exciting news – Our first four Home-Base students are confirmed

Nicky and I have just returned from Swaziland where we blessed to be able to meet with our four Home-Base students who have been confirmed for 2014. They will be joining us early in January. Please pray with us over the next while that we will be able to get their study visas organized and […]

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#7 – Your mindset determines your success?

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” (Albert Einstein) I am more and more convinced that ones success or failure in life depends on one’s mindset – how you think. Indeed, if I look back at how I have led, I am […]

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#6 – Identifying Your Interests

  “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who’ll decide where to go.” (Dr. Seuss) Which direction will you choose? What choices are you going to […]

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#5 – Making Wise Career Choices

“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” (Confucius) Each of us has a story that has defined our lives and made us who we are. In this blog post, my focus will be on starting to get more specific about choosing a career, whether you […]

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#4 – Personality test

                      “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson).  We live in a world bombarding us with who we are supposed to be. As we watch television, read magazines, read articles on-line, […]

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#3 – Personality 101

“Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that big black space where the audience is.” (Mae West) As a father of four precious daughters, I get to see personality every day. Each one of my daughters, although they share elements of who my wife and […]

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#2 – Mirror, Mirror on the Wall …

  “For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer has been ‘No’ for too many days in a row, I know I […]

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#1 – Drawing others towards hope

“In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.” (Michael Jackson) “We all need someone […]

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Journey

“The seeker embarks on a journey to find what he wants and discovers, along the way, what he needs.” (Wally Lamb – The Hour I First Believed) Welcome to my blog … welcome to my journey! One year ago, sitting in church, God spoke to me clearly, reminding me that He delights in me. I […]

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