I've been a bit quiet on the blogging front for a couple of weeks, but this doesn't mean that I have had nothing to say.
However, I was approached by a former employer to assist them with their financial year-end during September / October 2008, and since the contract fee would provide a much-needed boost to my finances as I enter Phase One, I accepted the contract.
Unfortunately this has resulted in a few rather late nights, and coupled with ministry responsibilities, TEEC assignments and exams, and somehow trying to finalise work for my few remaining clients before I disappear off into the wild blue yonder, I have not had too much time for blogging.
But as Arnold Schwarzenegger said in one of his films ("The Terminator", I think it was?)... I'l be baack!
It may have been the sampling of that pineapple beer in Standard 8 that resulted in me choosing accountancy as my first career (and not touching alcohol since), but a far stronger Spirit has called me into my second career as I prepare for the exciting journey towards becoming a full-time minister in the Methodist Church of Southern Africa.
Being married to my wonderful wife Belinda, and having been blessed with an amazing son, James, is living proof that accountants DO have a personality. (Or maybe Belinda just felt sorry for me, perhaps?)
Judging by the blogs of Dion Forster, Wessel Bentley, and others, it looks like being able to blog is one of the requirements for being a minister (!), so here goes...