Hanging out at the finish line @2OceansMarathon #OMTOM2014 looking for our buddy Oswald from Malawi&topping up @mrsrachelbyrnes positivity! (at Two Oceans Marathon)

Descriptions of God that makes God both grander, greater, more awesome & nearer are closer to descriptions of the God revealed in Jesus Christ.
paraphrase from: David Hamilton YWAM
12 For you deliver the needy when they call, the poor and those who have no helper. 13 You have pity on the weak and the needy, and saves the lives of the needy.
14 From oppression and violence you redeem their life, and precious is their blood in his sight.

@thejohnnycakes bringing wisdom on discipleship with winsome, skill and confidence (at Africa House)

Well SA post delivered this a month & a half late, but ‘best birthday card of the year’ award definitely goes to Les Fyvie - LOVE IT! (at Africa House)

There is no suffix equivalent to “ness” in Chinese. So there is not “whiteness” — only the white of the swan and the white of the snow. The Chinese are disinclined to use precisely defined terms or categories in any arena, but instead use expressive language.
on why Asians are more practical than westerners (who are more conceptual) - in The Geography of Though - Richard Nisbett
On the cross he was utterly alone, surrounded by evildoers and mockers. For this cause he had come, to bring peace to the enemies of God. So the Christian, too, belongs not in the seclusion of a cloistered life, but in the thick of foes.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Over 40% of Americans describe the teacher who had the most positive influence in their lives with words such as caring, compassionate, motivating, and inspiring; while just 17% of Americans thought intelligent, knowledgeable, persistent, hard-working, and demanding were words that describe the teacher who had the strongest influence on them.
The 2012 Gallup study, titled “Public education in the United States: A nation divided,” said this;

Early morning #kommetjie - #nofilter #latergram #southafrica #southernpeninsula

date night with the ever enjoyable company of @mrsrachelbyrnes - La Parada #tapas #kalkbay #capetown #southafrica (at La Parada)

Jesus’ ongoing assumption of our humanity, is our ongoing participation in the life of salvation.
Me with a HT: TF Torrance

My new board from @trevdud came this week. Love the retro art, gotta leave a week for it to set well, then I’ll be all over this | thanks again to all who pitched for my birthday for this one!! #Simpleshapes

It’s a wet day today in #Masiphumelele (at Masiphumelele)

@mrsrachelbyrnes signing my new birthday board from her+friends who contributed! #stoked - it’ll be finished / glassed in a week or so! #simple #minnyshapes #kommetjie #southafrica #southernpeninsula (at Masiphumelele)

Taste comparing @javaontherocks from kona, HI with #flatmountaincoffee from #SouthAfrica with #V60 & #Hario hand grinder from @espressolab in #CapeTown & filters from @monmouthcoffee #London (at Kommetjie)