Archive for May, 2007

When things go bump…

Posted: 27 May, 2007 in My thoughts

Phobia can be defined as: a persistent, irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that leads to a compelling desire to avoid it.

Fear is actually very interesting – what makes some people scared of heights and others not? Fear plays a big role in the lives of most people, sadly even Christians. Whilst fear in itself is completely natural, there are some things which we simply ought not to fear, and our lives definitely ought not to be characterized by fear (Isa 41:10), and we should be increasingly replacing our earthly fears with a fear of God. “Replacing our many objects of fear with One object of fear”

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I was tagged again…

Posted: 2 May, 2007 in My thoughts

1.How many candles on your last birthday cake?
-Haven’t had birthday cake for a while and I can’t remember when last I did.

2. How many siblings do you have?
-1 sister

3.How many first cousins do you have?
-13

4. Name five smells you like.
-Sevofluorane (I could breathe it all day!), hospitals, the air after the rain, petrol, and almost all cooking food

5. Name the four funniest people you know.
Ryan, my dad, Chase (at times), Shaun.

6. How many different countries have you lived in?
Just SA and I don’t plan for that to change

7. If you could change one thing about yourself what would it be?
My sarcasm and pride

8. Name the friend who has touched you more than any other.
Touched me physically? ooow… dangerous territory there

Metaphorically – Gareth, Neil and Tammy

9. Have you ever volunteered your time anywhere?
This is a pretty vague question which probably deserves nothing more than a yes

10. Do you cry often?
No – what type of a question is that?

11. Something you are looking forward to?

Phew… I thought this might be – “do you suck your thumb”

I always have something to look forward to – it makes my week worth getting through. Short term: I’m looking forward to Saturday night, my next upgrade, spidey 3, the end of today etc.. Long term: finishing Afrikaans, qualifying as a surgeon, getting my license, having a family of my own, heaven.

12. A friend you wish you could see again?
Nicholas, Shaun, SK

13. How many people have you cooked a home-made meal for?
-My own… it would be a little ambitious of me to try anyone else!

14. Where do you see yourself in ten years?
South Africa, finishing off my medical degree and starting to specialize, married with 1 or two kids – more to come.