I was encouraged on the weekend, to "welcome". To think about how I was welcomed as a new Christian, and to welcome new Christians in the same way. (This was the topic of the sermon at church.) "Welcome" connects directly into orthodox Christian theology. We are welcomed into Jesus, and we welcome Jesus into us. … Continue reading A welcome
In high school, I wanted to be a diplomat. I suppose I thought that that would be some time off. For the time, it was math, physics, English and economics. And later, when university came, maybe. But when university came, there were other concerns on my mind. I chose to study Commerce (and Information Systems), … Continue reading Diplomacy, and the church.
I am in Holland, now. I am not quite sure what I am doing here, really. I do not want to be an Israelite on the road complaining about what I once had in Egypt, but this is quite stale, at the moment. I do not know the language, I do not know people, I do … Continue reading Holland
There is not a balance. In order, the creative comes before the complex. ... I tutor. And which, can be complex. The subject matter and the tensions are complex. And yet to tutor, is simple. To tutor is creative. I work in two jobs. Care work, is intense, and I think because there is pain … Continue reading Balancing the complex and the creative