The other night I was heading to a friends place, and as I wandered through my mind I suddenly realised I had missed the turn off, adding a few unwelcome minutes to the drive. This was a reminder that distractions will always rob (or delay) us from reaching our intended destination. There is always a … More Distractions


When the motor in my 1994 Volvo finally seized up, I had it towed to the wreckers. Without a motor my car could go nowhere and became as worthless as a hunk of metal. We also each have our own ‘motor’ that causes us to push forward and to step into all that God has … More Motor-Vation

Special Treasure

This morning while I waited for the barista to make my coffee, Leianna ventured into the flower shop next door. Imagine her delight as the store owner handed her a freshly cut flower! As I watched through the window I noticed her smile was glowing and radiant as she held the sunflower to her chest. … More Special Treasure

Pancake Promises

In the midst of his sickness, we promised our bedridden, energy depleted boy that we’d take him out for pancakes once he recovered. He soon felt better, but it wasn’t until a week later that we came through on our promise. For Oscar, the delay was not a denial. We simply waited for the right … More Pancake Promises

Car Park Lookouts

The way to discover what section of the beach has the best waves is by climbing the highest sand dune or looking for the nearest car park look out. When you need clarity it’s helpful to get to higher ground for some perspective. When faced with utter devastation this is exactly what David needed. His … More Car Park Lookouts