Lately it seems that all I'm doing is making lame excuses for not posting anything on my blog, but as the final weeks of the final semester of the BTh programme wind down, it's been absolutely hectic trying to get the final assignments in.
Now that I'm on the "home stretch" with three examinations down and just five to go, there is some light at the end of the tunnel ... and perhaps I can re-discover what it means to write for pleasure, not just to get some or other piece of work submitted.
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...