Barry Odendaal

July 30, 2019

The Gift of Life

With so many birthdays around recently, it brings great pleasure seeing people unwrapping their gifts and discovering that one thing which they so badly wanted, carefully […]
May 29, 2019

Do you hide behind a mask?

It is interesting how many people I meet lately that seem to have coulrophobia. The fear of clowns. As someone who has always embraced the joy […]
January 29, 2019

Brake away from the chains that are holding you back!

Have you considered how fleas are trained to participate in a flea circus or how elephants are trained for participation in the larger circuses? Apparently, fleas […]
January 8, 2019

Are you looking at life through the windscreen or in the rear view mirrors?

Have you ever considered why our vehicles have large windscreens but small rear view mirrors? Yet many people tend to focus on the small mirrors instead, […]
December 11, 2018

Don’t let pain and sadness ruin your life

I woke up this morning feeling drained after a lack of sleep due to a coughing spell in the night. When the alarm went off I […]
November 20, 2018

Listen! Everything happens for a reason

We often hear people express that everything in life always happens for a reason and not just a coincidence.  Through experience we find that people walk […]
November 6, 2018

Embrace life’s challenges

When you make a choice… You’ll certainly come to the time when you have to make a choice in big and small things. I want to […]
October 16, 2018

Be true to yourself!

Bryant McGill wrote: There is nothing you will ever do that is more important than being honest about who you really are. As crazy as it […]
October 2, 2018

Pull up the “handbrake” of life

Our lives have become so rushed that we often overlook gestures of kindness. When last have we stopped to help an elderly person or child cross […]