Step outside for a while – calm your mind. It is better to hug a tree than to bang your head against a wall continually
The Western church needs to regain its confidence in the role of outsiders, relocators who come in humility and grace to learn first and then to offer a different perspective.
…what happens tomorrow is the future but what happened yesterday is already part of on-going history…
There are moments in life, and they happen so infrequently that they tend to really stand out, when life hands you the gift of perspective. Sometimes, we forget to show our appreciation. Sometimes, we get our priorities mixed up. And, sometimes, we forget how far we’ve come. But life always has a way of nudging you to remind you about these important things.
Leave it to a vampire to think a healthy guy in his late thirties or early forties was on his deathbed.
I’m always happy when I’m surrounded by water, I think I’m a Mermaid or I was a mermaid.
The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective… it humbles you and makes you feel almost like you’ve been baptized. I feel born again when I get out of the ocean.
Travel is costly yes, but it pays dividends too.
For the Arab, the past does not merely live. The past defines the present.
Those who truly want greatness must surround themselves with people even greater than they are.
If you spend your life over analysing every encounter you will always see the tree, but never the forest.