What work do you do Daddy?

I realise most of my recent posts have been on the serious side. Whilst I do take many things seriously I also have a “lighter” side to my being. The blog today is part of it. A huge bonus from my unexpected hiatus from “gainful employment” this year, has been the amount of time my wife Sue […]

Connecticut mourns…what can be said?

It was with shock and sadness I read at 2:am my time Saturday, of the tragic shooting at  Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. Apparently totally unexpectedly, a 20 year old man, shot his mother at their home,  walked into the school, shot the Principal, plus a school Psychologist and moved to a classroom, shooting […]

Surviving a “Wilderness” experience

 After a number of years of flat out, driven and “achievement orientated” activity in missions, just over a year ago I found myself in a season I can only describe as “wilderness“. Im certain the word brings a picture to your mind, dependent on your upbringing and environment. For Aussies, it could be the “outback”, […]

Servant leadership. Do we see and/or practice it?

Servant leadership Contrary to many people’s belief due to what we see today, the concept of Servant leadership has existed since ancient times.       Chanakya wrote, in the 4th century B.C., in his book Arthashastra: “The king [leader] shall consider as good, not what pleases himself but what pleases his subjects [followers]” “the king [leader] […]