What is the happy life?

What is the happy life?

King Solomon at the height of his greatness as a king had many profound and sobering thoughts on both life and its pursuits.

  • The noisy night

    The noisy night

    Its supposed to be quiet when we sleep. But it’s not. It’s noisy. Nights are not always silent or holy. Darkness is loud and chaotic, whether you perceive it or not.

  • Be Found in Your Lane

    Be Found in Your Lane

    I have recently returned to one of my favourite forms of exercise; swimming laps at the local pool.

  • The pursuit of a lifetime

    The pursuit of a lifetime

    Lately I have been on a journey, a journey in search of the unknown.

  • Is being rich carnal?

    Is being rich carnal?

    “Lay up treasures in Heaven where moth and rust doth not corrupt...” and “A wise man leaves an inheritance for his children...” are Scriptures that are both true but seemingly vastly apart in resulting action.

  • I Knew Where I Was Going

    I Knew Where I Was Going

    I knew where I was going. I had been there once before, months ago. When I left my office on that steamy Friday during my lunch break to make a quick trip to my friend’s office, I knew it would be easy to find. It was her birthday and I wanted to surprise her by dropping off her gift at work.

  • Hearing and arguing with God

    Hearing and arguing with God

    So oddly enough - make of this what you will; the French Bordeaux helped me to hear the voice of God quite clearly! Or at least it felt like I could hear him more ‘cleanly’ out there than here. I am not saying I have lost my edge now, but I am saying that in this new time things feel different. Or do they?

  • The rapture - Is there any need for argument?

    The rapture - Is there any need for argument?

    End time prophecy is one of the most controversial topics among Christians. People often argue whether Christians in the end times will face a time known as the “Great Tribulation”

  • How to keep a culture alive?

    How to keep a culture alive?

    I recently had the privilege of attending the 57th Latvian Cultural Festival in Adelaide. This was the first time for ages – I used to dance in these festivals when I was a teenager, around 50 or so years ago.

  • Empty washing baskets

    Empty washing baskets

    Every now and then I get a glimpse of the bottom of my washing basket. It’s an exciting moment and one that doesn’t happen very often, but when it does, I get a tiny taste of what it might be like to have that job finished.

  • A positive can result from reverse rejection (PSI Best of 2018)

    A positive can result from reverse rejection (PSI Best of 2018)

    A friend of mine in international business recently explained that the very best outcome was when a company board rejected his proposals and gave their green light to another conglomerate. That business went bad. Rejection was the best result any one could have received.

  • New Zealand Rail Journey's Promoted in Australia (PSI Best of 2018)

    New Zealand Rail Journey's Promoted in Australia (PSI Best of 2018)

    Reading through the on-line New Zealand Herald I saw a promotion of The Spirit of Queensland tourist train that takes in the Brisbane to Cairns route with tourist stops in between.