The Otter and getting into the best shape of my life

The otter trial is viewed by many as one of the most beautiful hiking trips not only in South Africa but also in the world.  A 5 day grueling yet mesmerizing hike along the garden route / natures valley coast line and mountains that will leave you breathless not only...

Minimalism update

Yes we are still trying to live minimalist. Have we done anything noteworthy lately? No. But, when I look back over the last couple of months and evaluate everything that has changed in us since we began this minimalism journey, then it becomes noteworthy. Here is a...

A tree shall be known by its fruit

The title is from a very popular bible verse that’s a major driving force in my spiritual and religious life. It is the words of Jesus. Initially taught as a performance based motivator by many pastors and preachers, this verse forced me to look at myself and work on...

Learn to speak religion

Have you noticed how certain religions use different words to describe the same thing? Have you noticed how a person from one religion/faith can explain something and it will have the exact same meaning if you replace a few words with those of another religion/faith?...

Living without ambition and aspiration

Part of embracing a life of  minimalism, simplicity and  living intentional and free is the concept of living without ambition and aspiration. What? Weren’t we taught the opposite since primary school? We should strive for a life of ambition, goals, aspirations...