I shared this image tongue-in-cheek with family and friends yesterday. It was meant as some kind of humorous dig at how I was feeling. There have been changes at work and at home so I was was feeling jaded and worn out. So, in the midst of providing excellent customer service, ordering laptop repairs, reinstalling…Read more The best thing I did at work today
Let's see what happens here. Some argue that persecution actually helps Christianity flourish. I'm wondering how much international support of the Chinese church we'll see from other nations and other parts of the body of Christ globally. "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." (Edmund Burke) News…Read more Crosses being torn down in China
So .. when I read this I went through a whole range of emotions over a few short minutes. Ranging from, "Is this April 1st?" to "How do explain my own perspective?". On one hand I am freaking out a little, on the other hand .. I'm only freaking out a little. I think the…Read more US Senate gives approval for gay marriage
In a number of my posts I refer to myself as a Christ follower or Jesus follower, and I got to asking myself why I prefer this over the term Christian. Here goes ... Those who call themselves Christian may do it for various reasons. For some it may be that they have been baptised. …Read more What’s with this “Christ follower” thing anyway?
Life had thrown us a few curve balls, and a close friend asked why Christians sometimes seem to have such a rough time of things. She knows where we are at as a family and she has seen a close relative who was also a Christian suffer, and ultimately loose, a long battle with cancer. …Read more Weight training when life sucks: Why does God allow suffering?
This blog entry is probably pandering to my tin-hat-they're-out-watching-us tendencies more than I would like to admit, but it's a chain of thought I'd like to follow for a moment. In general terms I try to keep abreast of developments in the world. Amongst the topics that will normally catch my interest are IT, politics…Read more Flies, spies and why’s
As some will know, Dream is a three year old Miniture Snowzer Sknautzer Schnauzer. She's a little introverted, but otherwise typical. She loves attention, fighting games, tug-o-war, chasing in the forest, etc. She's not however keen about being groomed. Clipping her claws is a nightmare but she has got used to having floppy frog-sized ticks…Read more Darn dog!
My work at Mega-Corp Telecommunication Devices Inc. is done through a consulting agency. I might have mentioned this before. My work is fairly normal tech support stuff, but with a couple of extra responsibilities such as ticket queue management, handling the negative feedback tickets and some other ad-hoc server maintenance tasks. Hello, helpdesk? The nature…Read more Survivor’s Guilt
After an eventful morning I was challenged to think about the difference between necessity and privilege, and how we distinguish between the two. Necessity and privilege lie at opposite ends of a spectrum and at various points along this line, we place things of importance to us. Food, water, love, friends, possessions etc. are part…Read more Necessity versus Privilege