The Sixteenth episode of the Great Deep Podcast Series looks at the idea of Home, and what that means.Continue reading #16 – Home
If you haven’t read the story of The Prodigal Son, you can read it here.
The story resonates with me on many levels – as a son, as a brother, as a father and as a pastor. I like this narrative because I think that the tendency to run away is dormant in all of us. In addition, I like this story because I think the older brother’s attitude of entitlement also lies dormant in all of us. Continue reading The idea of home… and what it means
I have two distinct feelings after Sunday night, when President Cyril Ramaphosa told South Africa we are in a state of emergency in the midst of Covid-19.
The very first one was: Continue reading Musician life in a time of Covid-19
The Fifteenth episode of the Great Deep Podcast Series looks at a lost art form in our world today: Common Sense. Continue reading #15 – Common Sense
Monday musings. Continue reading Mandatory questions…
The Fourteenth episode of the Great Deep Podcast Series explores questions around death and life, a subject that finds its way into many lyrics on the Great Deep album.Continue reading #14 – Reflections on death and life
I have many feelings regarding this Covid-19 epidemic, the Coronavirus strain that has upended manufacturing cycles, travel plans, and conference schedules around the world. But as I’ve reflected on everything, I’ve discovered gratefulness. Why? I think that the unforeseen collateral ramifications of this pandemic is exactly what the world needs right now.
Let me explain Continue reading What humanity needs in 2020
Monday musings. Continue reading When kids have plans that don’t involve you…
The months of September and October 2019 were tough. And if I’m honest, most months since then have been tough. Two young children whom I taught and spent time with often during the day – aged six and four – died. Separate accidents, different families… but families I’ve been close to.
Then a week ago, a close friend of mine was knocked over outside his house by a speeding vehicle. He died, and leaves behind a wife and three teenage children. Yesterday was his memorial. It has been hard to say goodbye. Continue reading When children and people die young…