Gosh - I nearly forgot! Happy Mothers' Day to all the wonderful moms out there.
Well, I didn't really forget. What actually happened is that my aversion to crowds (plus my cheapskate tendencies carried over from my accountancy days) meant that James and I took Belinda out for lunch yesterday rather than today, while I also wished my mom 'Happy Mothers' Day' when she 'phoned me last night (as she does every Saturday).
Thanks to Delme for the reminder (and the cartoon - couldn't resist!). To read Delme's amazing blog and to purchase his books, click here.
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...