Die Hell – Gamkaskloof Swartberg Mountain Range – South Africa

These pictures were taken in “Die Hell”. I have tried to turn the pictures into an animated slide show with voice over using iMovie which comes with my iPhone 12. I am learning by doing. Please enjoy my very amateur first effort. And yes. my advice is only go there with a 4X4. It us really worth the adventurous effort.

Sorry the video goes black at the end. Lots to learn!

Thanks.

Cosmic soup accident

This bird evolved by chance out of the cosmic soup of the universe? Dream on! To God be the Glory.

Thank you to MB for the photo taken in January 2022

Shattered Glass and Blind Belief

What happens when blind belief is surrendered?

“Having once surrendered blind belief, it is impossible to return to it, for the essence of such belief is to be unconscious of itself. As soon as this unconsciousness ceases it is shattered like a glass whose fragments can not be again reunited except by being cast again into the furnace and refashioned.”

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Also: Is it ok to be disillusioned? Click here

The Dangers of being too Agreeable

Grave dangers await people who are too agreeable. One danger is that in negotiations they will end up arguing the opponent’s case better than their own. Another danger is that agreeable people may be tempted to pursue “Peace at all costs”. This can end with those agreeable people paying most of the costs. Not a good outcome!

Reading and Digestion

The next time you read something, consider Edmund Burke’s observation:

‘To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.’

The Serpent and the Dove

Jesus advised His team:”Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.” KJV

Why is this very wise advice? Have a look at a good Bible Commentary on Matthew 10:16

The Kouga Dam Near Port Elizabeth Nearly Empty – 1 October 2021

Note the stain on the rocks when the dam is full. We desperately need rain.

Buffalo Herd Up Close and Personal – Addo – Port Elizabeth – South Africa – 4 October 2021

A real stroke of luck to get so close. Note the young buffalo