Category Archives: Life

Rutte or Wilders? VOTE NOW.

Rutte or Wilders?#Netherlands #Rutte #Wilders — Red Breast (@the_redbreast) March 14, 2017 One Dutch Election the World Will Be Watching…  

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The Phenomenon: Trashing Trump

Why do all hate Trump? And if not, they don’t dare speak any good of him. Continue reading

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Life Quotes

  The secret of happiness is not doing what we like but in liking what we do. — J.M. Coetzee Look at me if you wish, you won’t find anything I haven’t discovered for myself and come to terms with. … Continue reading

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Looking into the Jaws of a Great White Shark – The Story of Shannon Ainslie

This story blew me right off my chair coughing up my coffee, and had me reconsider today’s regular Sunday Surf Trip. Everybody knows there are no sharks around Lisbon,  but my next dip into the cold ocean was no doubt … Continue reading

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Do What You Do Best – Don’t Jump at Every Opportunity

Why don’t 99% of people have what they want in life?

Well, because 99% of people DON’T KNOW WHAT THEY WANT! Continue reading

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Grabbing Lisbon with My Grubby Mitts

To call Lisbon a great place is to insult the beauty of this marvellous sunny city almost to an libellous degree. As soon as I arrived here, I knew that it was here that that I was going to fulfill my … Continue reading

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The Roman Character: Confidently Facing the Future, Conserving the Past

ROME NEVER FOUGHT TO IMPOSE a political idea or a religious creed. On the contrary, she left local institutions and manners of thought untouched. In Rome’s imperial expansion, self defence was accounted the first motive; but trade inevitably followed and … Continue reading

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The Roman Character: Let this determine what you do and say and think

NO ONE EVER SAID THAT life is fair. As for you, do you gain strength from Nietzsche’s adage ’that what does not kill you makes you stronger’ ? Or do you put your fists in the pocket and boil for … Continue reading

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The Roman Character: Firm and Righteous Will

  The Romans were bound up with the duty laid upon househould and state. Here is to be found the root of that sense of duty which marked the Roman at his best. It might have made him unintersting, but … Continue reading

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Salvation

IS IT POSSIBLE TO DISCUSS the price of salvation? Is it appropriate to ask whether salvation is a cheap or valuable thing? In no way is a person believing in Jesus Christ unaware that saving his (or her) soul has … Continue reading

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