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Walking a Mile in Your Shoes


"Do not stand on judgment of another till you have walked at least a mile in his / her shoes." This well-known saying isn't cryptic at all - the message is simple enough - do not judge other people by your yardstick, or at all, for that matter. We do not know what the opposite …

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Rise Up!


The Strongest among us are not those who have never known the dark despair of failure and who have never had to endure countless episodes of humiliation. These people are the ones who actively choose to learn from their mistakes - they listen well; abide more and try fervently never to repeat the same mistakes …

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The Deluge


Several years ago, I heard a remarkable story - its message is so powerful that it remains forever engraved in my mind as being noteworthy and worth remembering always. You will soon realise why. “One day, it so happened that a tiny village was totally washed away in the torrential rain that caused flash floods, …

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A Simple Matter of Perception and Perspective


It’s a SIMPLE MATTER OF PERCEPTION AND PERSPECTIVE - it’s controversial- I know – but allow me to share it with you nonetheless. This essay is very pertinent considering the current catastrophic and difficult circumstances caused by the Corona Virus Pandemic and the widespread occurrence of natural calamities; the increasing incidence of unemployment, poverty, crime, …

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