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The Return of the Light

Terugbring van die Lig (English below) ‘n Eeu gelede, na die herlewing in Wallis het Lig en lampe van die klein dorpie Aberdare na lande regoor die wêreld versprei. Ek wou glad nie my lamp in ontvangs neem nie. Nou is my grootste taak om my lampie terug te neem na die Lighthouse of God […]

Pickpocket

A woman stopped me while I was walking through Middelburg. She asked if she could pray for me! Her prayer centered around thanksgiving and asking God to keep me safe on the road; and that He will give His angels charge concerning my safety … 50 metres further, without noticing anything, a pickpocket unzipped and emptied the side pocket […]

50 years since the war and peace

In preparing for the prayer-walk in Namibia I realise: I will enter the country on their Independence Day The Angolan Bush War which was fought primarily in Northern Namibia and Southern Angola lasted from 1966 until 1989 The total of 23 years makes it one of Africa’s longest conflicts. Even today, 27 years after the […]

Slipping away

Training for Namibia Walking in the hills in the South of Johannesburg this morning, I was confronted with so many choices – all just choices of which way to choose to go; left or right… I just realised that life is like that too – although the destination is to get to the top of the mountain, […]

Kicking up a storm

Prayerwalking around a soccer field can score you some great insights. This evening, as I prayerwalked around a soccer field where several very young teams were training, I was immediately struck by one of the coaches. He was just giving his whole heart in the training session. His whole attitude was that of training a winning […]

Namibia challenge

Planning and preparing for the next extreme challenge 22 March tot 10 April  On an extreme prayerwalk between Rundu and Otjiwarongo. Starting at nr. 1 A Fish Eagle Street, the first part of this journey is from Rundu to Die End, exactly 153 km I plan to connect “Die End” and “De Start”  with a long prayer. From there through Abenab, […]

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