Misc Category

Toughest Mudder Texas

It’s 2:30 in the morning and I am struggling. My headlamp has gone out, and I’m slipping and sliding in ankle deep mud, cutting my hands on rocks and exposed branches as I fumble in the pitch dark. This was not part of the plan. My legs are tired, I’m cold and wet, and I […]

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3 Tips From A Hostage Negotiator On How To Handle Your Children

  One of my favourite movies is a movie starring Samuel L Jackson & Kevin Spacey called THE NEGOTIATOR. It’s one of those old-school crime thrillers, and in the film Kevin Spacey is this masterful FBI hostage negotiator. Now the reason I tell you this is because some days – as a parent of two […]

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Help me get to OCR World Champs…

“I believe God made me for a purpose, but he also made me fast! And when I run I feel his pleasure.” ― Eric Liddell, Chariots of Fire. To friends and family, Earlier this year I was invited to compete at the OCR (Obstacle Course Racing) World Championships in Canada on October 14/15th. This has […]

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Run & Not Grow Weary

In 1 Cor 9:24 the Apostle Paul writes: “Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.” I remember the year I ran the Comrades Marathon. It was 2010 and I was aiming for a 10-hour […]

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My 100th Post!

Yesterday’s blog post was my 100th post! (It was also my 30th birthday). So in order to celebrate, I have decided to give my top commenter on the blog , Loren Pinilis, a $15 Amazon voucher as a small way of saying thank you. Well done Loren! I would also just like to say THANK YOU […]

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Welcome…

Today I had the privilege of guest posting on Michael Hyatt’s blog, which I’m really excited about. The post I wrote is called “The Importance of Crossing Daily Finish Lines” If you are visiting from his site, then WELCOME and thanks for stopping by! That’s me on the right, and much like Michael, I too […]

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Vote For This Blog!

Following my blog being Freshly Pressed and getting a bunch of attention, someone nominated me for the 2011 South African Blog Awards. I’m not sure what that means exactly, but apparently if you make into the top 3, you get to go to an “event” in Joburg. And my wife really wants to go to […]

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