Last year I signed up with an organisation which recruits and trains mentors to support young people from multicultural backgrounds, some of whom came to Australia as unaccompanied minors.
I made a commitment to be linked with a young man from Afghanistan for a year, with the plan of investing some positive influence and encouragement into his life. What I didn’t realise at the time was how much I would receive from the arrangement. Continue reading Give and it will be given to you
I CHOOSE TO LIVE
I have a friend whose approach and attitude to life is a great source of inspiration to me.
I first met him in 1966 when we were both 16 years old. We ate at the same dining table at boarding school (Toowoomba Grammar), during the most uncomfortable year of my life. Continue reading I CHOOSE TO LIVE
I have a favourite song, YOU RAISE ME UP.
I recently attended a performance by Harrison Craig at Jupiter’s Casino on Queensland’s Gold Coast, where he sang the song with such passion that reinforced the inspiration I receive from the words. (Check his recording of the song on YouTube.) Continue reading You raise me up
I’ve just launched my new website www.answers4life.com.au. This is my first experience of developing a website which contains more than one document. It is also my first experience with recording YouTube items and writing blog updates.
For the past thirty years I’ve had a compulsive habit of journalling. Most days I have some thoughts, experience, or insights I want to capture. Consequently I’ve ended up with heaps of exercise books full of daily entries. Continue reading Website Launch