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  • Day 23: Mastery of Life and Purpose #28DayChallenge

    Day 23: Mastery of Life and Purpose #28DayChallenge

    Hello! Thanks for coming by (again). If you’ve taken time to read any of the previous 22 posts on this 28-day journey, I want to say a big “Thank You”. Nothing motivates a writer like knowing there are readers on the other side taking their precious time to stop and read. And if this is […]

  • Day 21: Let Go, Let God #28DayChallenge

    Day 21: Let Go, Let God #28DayChallenge

    Today I watched my 11-month-old son “hang” from the living room couch because his little legs were too short to reach the ground. Having figured out the right way to get down, he skillfully maneuvered to make the descent. With his body still clinging to the couch, supported by all the strength he could muster […]

  • Day 20: Earth Day Haikus #28DayChallenge

    Day 20: Earth Day Haikus #28DayChallenge

    Happy Earth Day, everyone! Every year, April 22 is set aside in support of environmental protection. As you can imagine, this provides an opportunity to initiate conversations about the environmental impact of human activities, climate change, sustainability and related topics. It remains important that we limit the damage we do to our environment, and possibly […]

  • Day 19: Persistence #28DayChallenge

    Day 19: Persistence #28DayChallenge

    For the last two weeks, schools have been on holiday. The weighty implication of this fact could not be more obvious to me than it has recently. This is thanks to my hyperactive 3-year-old who has to constantly be engaged, failing which no one in the house will get any rest. His preferred activity is […]

  • Day 18: A Test of Time #28DayChallenge

    Day 18: A Test of Time #28DayChallenge

    I sometimes wonder what determines whether a decision is the right one or not. I suppose it depends on the prism through which you are peering at that decision. Victory or defeat, success or failure – these things have the ability to change shape when viewed through the lens of time. What looks like a […]

  • Day 17: Following God into the Future #28DayChallenge

    Day 17: Following God into the Future #28DayChallenge

    The future: that imaginary place where all our problems are solved and our dreams are fulfilled. The younger we are, the more excited we are about the future. It holds so much promise and possibility that we can barely wait to get there. We make plans and write lists and take steps to get to […]

  • Day 16: Wars, Media & Media Wars #28DayChallenge

    Day 16: Wars, Media & Media Wars #28DayChallenge

    I have been thinking a lot about the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict, why it’s getting so much attention, what kind of attention it’s getting, and who’s saying what about it. It is safe to say the media played a major role in the build-up to this conflict, and continues to do so with all kinds of […]

  • Day 15: Consistency – the key to Excellence #28DayChallenge

    Day 15: Consistency – the key to Excellence #28DayChallenge

    Today’s title speak for itself. In my 30+ years of existence, including several years of academic and professional excellence, I have come to learn that perhaps the single most important element in developing an attitude of excellence is consistency in doing the right things – showing up and committing to actions that produce results. Excellence […]

  • Day 13: Friday, Good? #28DayChallenge

    Day 13: Friday, Good? #28DayChallenge

    Good Friday. Was it really good? Definitely not for Jesus or his followers, whose long-awaited Messiah was crucified by the authorities. A little search on the internet suggested that the origin of the word “Good” is an old English word which means “Holy”. If this is correct, then it would be more appropriate to think […]

  • Day 12: Judas, Betrayer #28DayChallenge

    Day 12: Judas, Betrayer #28DayChallenge

    Thanks for joining me today again. As we come upon Easter, it feels fitting for me to reflect on some of the themes around the death and crucifixion of Jesus. I would like to zoom in on a character that has received extended treatment and analysis over the centuries: Judas. Judas’ role in the arrest […]