I awoke this morning and suddenly realised what happened yesterday. Looking back, that is actually what should have happened. However, at the time, in the heat of the battle, it did not feel like that. It all started some time ago, when I was looking for something to read, and decided to re-read a very small book entitled “The Jabez Prayer”. At the end of the book there is a challenge, and I took up that challenge.Read on
I wonder whether you have climbed Mt Everest. I have not! In fact I have never climbed any mountain. Quite happy to leave that to those who get a thrill out of it. But there is one thing that I am learning very rapidly, “You don’t have to climb a physical mountain to experience the pain (for some) or thrill (for others).” Simply try to publish a book.READ ON
So, I am sitting here looking at the first copy of my book. But you can’t see it. I am beginning to learn what lies between you and me, and it is way more work than writing the book was. The phrase is, “Self Publishing”.Read on
A quiet evening at home and all I wanted was to read a book. I went to my bookshelves, which have framed glass doors on the top half. I opened the doors and the one on my right fell sideways into my hand. I managed to not let it fall down.Read on
When is the last time you set out on what you really thought would be impossible? For me, this occurred a few years ago. It was the very strong impression that I should write a book about how good God has been to me over the years. Read on
With the current COVID-19 crisis, the mind goes back to when I was in a similar situation, and looks for how I coped then. My previous crisis was on 2nd September, 2001. It just involved me and I am so glad that I have not repeated the mistakes that I made then. Read on.
We have no idea at this stage how long this is going to last. There is a lot of talk, but nothing is definite. And how are we all coping with this? You have the choice of letting it drive you around the bend, or just bending with it. However, we are learning some amazing things if we have our eyes open. Read on.
This time is difficult. It really does not matter whether you have lost your job, whether you have lost your business, whether you are not allowed out to do what you want to do; all these things are difficult. And with that pressure comes the personal struggle to keep a stiff upper lip or to breakdown. But there is hope, there is a way of coping. Read on.
Yesterday afternoon I had the basket on my bike replaced. Well, I have had two baskets in the eight months since I got the bike, both were rubbish. Now I have taken the seven year old basket of the old bike and had it put onto the new bike. So, why is this significant? Read on.