ACCOUNTING FOR LOVE AND HOSPITALITY

Do enough for others that it’s impossible For them to keep accounts Of what they owe you Or what you’ve done. Lose the account yourself, Expect nothing in return. Make a habit of giving things away. Pay for other people’s meal, Friends and strangers. Keep no accounts on that either. Take what is offered to […]

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LET SLEEPING DOGS LIE

I had to share this little story which has a great lesson for us today. When Nelson Mandela was studying law at the University, a white professor, whose last name was Peters, disliked him intensely. One day, Mr. Peters was having lunch at the dining room when Mandela came along with his tray and sat […]

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BREAK OUT THE WALLS

Sir Godfrey Gregg Something to think about. See if your name can be read in these few lines. We’ve spent a lifetime being afraid of making wrong choices that we have never had the guts to make any. We’ve wasted our days worrying about what may happen next that we’ve forgotten to only what’s really […]

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THE WAY TO WORK

Work hard. Work dirty. Choose your favourite spade and dig a small, deep hole; located deep in the forest or a desolate area of the desert or tundra. Then bury your cellphone and then find a hobby. Actually, ‘hobby’ is not a weighty enough word to represent what I am trying to get across. Let’s […]

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BALANCING YOURSELF

Sir Godfrey Gregg Looking back at life from an early age has taught me some great lessons. I learned from my parents and older siblings. They taught me some valuable lessons until I did a postmortem of those old days. I used to believe that I could do everything and be everywhere. I could work […]

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WHEN TO TAKE A BREAK

When nothing seems to be going right, take a break. Clear your head and give yourself some time to rest. Then try again. Rinse and repeat. Over and over again until you see the results you want. Take your time off as a time to change your perspective, as a time to find a solution […]

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YOUR GROWTH

Sir Godfrey Gregg Some periods of our growth are so confusing that we don’t even recognize that growth is happening. We may feel hostile or angry or weepy and hysterical, or we may feel depressed. It would never occur to us, unless we stumbled on a book or a person who explained to us, that […]

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TREES

Sir Godfrey Gregg For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more, I revere them when they stand alone. They are like lonely persons. Not like hermits who have stolen away out of some weakness, but like […]

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