We are going to get along fine if you keep these words or phrases out of you vocabulary when conversing with me. (more…)
I had a discussion with a friend regarding someone he knew. He made the statement that he felt that someone he knows would be happier if she had had a sex change. Now this blog post is not about the merits of having a sex change . This is about whether or not you can choose to be happy or is it something that just happens to you.         Photo Credit: mikecogh via Compfight cc
The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and your spouse just told you they love you. What a great start to your day. You decide to go for a walk to take in the neighbourhood smells, the crisp clean air,the freshly mowed grass, and the slight whiff letting you know a skunk visited nearby. (more…)
I hate it when I do what gets under my thin skin. Case in point. A customer came in to see me and was asking me a question about a particular product. She said something like, "I'd like to know what the price is of your....." This is where she stumbled. The word wasn't coming out. She knew what she wanted to say. I could see it on the tip of her tongue. I so

Yes, you do have a choice.

Posted by Vuyo on April 7, 2016
Category: Under My Thin Skin blog
Remember this. Brian Mulroney went on to win the election as the 18th Prime Minister of Canada and I wouldn't be surprised if John Turner still has nightmares about that debate performance. That clip gets played during every election cycle and is probably being used in every political science programme as a teachable moment. (more…)


Posted by Vuyo on April 1, 2016
Category: Under My Thin Skin blog
Look at them. Don't they look great. Our three kids, all grown up, married, finishing school, starting new lives. They are well raised, don't do drugs, never went to jail, and they love Jesus. They never gave us any trouble at all. They are perfect. (more…)

We Lift others up here

Posted by Vuyo on March 29, 2016
Category: Under My Thin Skin blog
"He sought to lift people up!" I've told my children that this is one of the many statements I want written on my tombstone. They learnt from a very young age that if you want to get under Dad's skin, put someone down. If the taunt was directed at the persons character, such as "you're dumb" or "you're lazy" or something observable like "you're fat" or "you walk like a duck", then God had to

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