The Vision of a Blind Man

© J. Francois Barnard - 26 July 2023

I have been in the computer industry for more than 36 years now, and had it not been for the vision of a blind man, it would never have happened.

The Holy Scrum

© Simeon Barnard – 19 February 2023

As you are reading this, a holy rugby match occurs. No, this is not the Currie Cup or even the World Cup, for that matter. This match is much more important. You see, the winner of this rugby match will have a lasting impact on not only the teams involved but also the referee and his friends and family.


© J. Francois Barnard - 19 February 2023

Uncertainty, unreliability, precariousness, doubt, apprehension, dilemma - all words describing the world we live in today. Apart from a failing economy, South Africa has so many load-shedding stages that we never know what will happen tomorrow. Ukraine is still fighting for survival, Taiwan looks at their neighbour across the Strait with apprehension, and Turkey mourns the death of 40,000 people.

The Safe Place

© J. Francois Barnard - 22 July 2018

Who I am
only You will know
Who to be
I cannot see
Where to go
I cannot know

In Other Words

© J. Francois Barnard - 3 January 2023

And there was light. Neither suddenly, nor blindingly. A subtle light warming up and getting brighter, and I accepted it.