I love babies. I love families. I love the idea and the practice of changing the world for the better. One of the cool things about families is, it’s a restart. Its new. It recreates culture and tradition and thinking. Families train us to think and feel and interact. And, as happens, we get trained […]Read more "making babies."
I don’t like the sea. I swap between labeling my feelings as dislike, hatred and fear. I feel this way because my relationship with the ocean hasn’t had a great history. I grew up inland, I went in the sea maybe once a year, and most of the time it didn’t go great. I don’t […]Read more "Names because of Pain"
To an extent, I was taught to think. Dad would read to us from proverbs at breakfast and discuss them with us. Mum would sit on my bed and chat through what was happening in life and why it would be wise to think through certain other options. Back then it seemed unfair. I just […]Read more "If we were only taught to think."
What kind of music do you like? – I asked a generic kid. I like most music, i like everything except rap and country – He or she answered. I’m fascinated by music, why people love certain styles, and why people hate certain styles, and the common thread it seems, are the most culturally deep. […]Read more "Kingdom Tourists i: Jazzcore"
Playing in a myriad of bands – styles, make ups, personalities, goals etc etc – allows you see different facets of people. Different insecurities come to the surface as you take to a stage in front of people, or create whilst your friends and heroes are watching. As we learn our instruments and craft everything […]Read more "Creative Composed Camera-people"
Every good house has a blueprint. Before the builders even begin. A solid, determined shape is planned. As the house is built, problems arise and the master builder must improvise and rewrite the plans. But, if he’s a good builder, the will end up being just as solid as planned. The builder needs a blueprint, skills, leadership and […]Read more "The blue print the map"
I know very little of physics, or how the human body actually works. I know very little about sport and I only a know a few words in languages other then english. But I know the powerful force of joy. I know of being so joyful that daily abuse didn’t touch who I […]Read more "What I know I know about Joy"
Ok so lets take a knight in a kings court. Now this man has most definitely trained most of his life to be good with a sword, a horse, a fist, most probably he is quite good at drinking and wooing and farting and all those other manly exploits that gets you respect. But also […]Read more "Worship as a lifestyle."
Yesterday was my birthday. I turned 27 And in amongst an unexpected, almost fail of a day i decided to go get my favourite meal, down the road from my favourite book shop. I walked in, and decided to get a combination laksa. I was getting quite excited because hot laksa burn sickness right out […]Read more "The worst Laksa Ever."
We were worshipping in a park. And as i looked up into the trees i saw little hands in the branches grabbing at the sky. And behind them were the heaviest rain clouds i had ever seen. This is us. God wants to rain down on us. And we need to catch his love. More […]Read more "We Catch Love."