On Scholarships and Expectations

I had a chat with my father on the eve of departing to the UK with a fine scholarship tucked under my belt – not having a lot of financial cares to burden my family. And as we were reflecting on God’s goodness, thoughts about others less fortunate came crowding into my mind and the sobering reality that for one who has received so much, there are many others who are not given such an opportunity....

September 24, 2014 · 2 min · Benedict

Leaving

I’m starting to import the posts from my older blogs, publishing them according to the original post dates, but also indicating the re-publish date I think leaving is a significant part of people’s lives, especially when they leave for someplace far and for something new. Different places often represent different stages of life. For example, in Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, we start at Gateshead – the beginning of Jane Eyre’s story and travel to Lowood where she grows up and then to Thornfield where she matures and then end up at Ferndean where she settles and the bildungsroman ends....

September 21, 2014 · 2 min · Benedict