Tag Archives: Stephen van Basten

Entitlement vs Fulfillment

Entitlement vs Fulfilment   We certainly are living in interesting times. The world is in such turmoil. Old paradigms being challenged every day. Some violently some peacefully.   Currently one of the ugly words out there (especially in SA) is … Continue reading

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Chapter 1 of So you lost someone, now what? The journey through grief and back.

Firstly, please accept my condolences on the passing of your loved one. The fact that you are reading this probably means you are mourning the passing of someone special. I am truly sorry for your loss. I have been performing … Continue reading

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Managing your wedding day, on your wedding day

I cannot count the times I have uttered the following sentence: “John and Mary, now that you have signed the register, take a moment to be together, have a hug and a kiss before you go to meet your guests, … Continue reading

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A tale of three couples

Daria and Marius The moment Daria set eyes on Marius, she wanted him. She was not sure if it was for one night or one lifetime or anything in between. All she knew was that she wanted him. Daria was … Continue reading

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The world according to Stephen this fine Wednesday morning:

We are all so critical of MURDER. Especially mass murder. But we tend to forget that on the day we won the Sperm Cell race to the ovum, we effectively sentenced millions of sperm cells to death. Millions of potential … Continue reading

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Mary and Ken

Mary and Ken Mary and Ken had been sweethearts forever. Not only that, they had literally been friends their entire life. They grew up next door to each other, went to the same schools and in a uniquely old fashioned … Continue reading

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15 imperatives for a lasting marriage

15 imperatives for a lasting marriage   1. Make it your mission to be the best spouse in the world a. when you both have that attitude your marriage becomes more resilient 2. Become each other’s best friend a. Make … Continue reading

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