Category Archives for "Miscellany"

May 22

Living the Real Life

By miltonfriesen | Miscellany

I have written a few times before about my attempt to live my life more focused and minimal. And if you are one of those brave souls that have embarked on a similar journey, you know that in the real life, that can be a real challenge. Okay, who am I kidding? Can be? Not […]

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Mar 16

Delighted in Cuba

By miltonfriesen | Miscellany

I was so delighted in Cuba. Delighted by what God did through me and our team for them. And delighted by how the Cuban church blessed me. My prayer going to Cuba was that just as we would bless the Cuban Church, so I would receive blessing from them. That was not a selfish prayer. […]

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Mar 13

Surprised in Cuba

By miltonfriesen | Miscellany

I have to admit that I was surprised in Cuba. Not everything was as expected. I expected a greater sense of desperation. Instead, in spite of Cuba’s challenges, there was a sense of growing well being. That is not to minimize the challenges Cuba faces. Or for that matter, the uncertainty. Our bus tour guide […]

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Mar 11

Hope in Cuba

By miltonfriesen | Miscellany

Cuba is a land of great challenge. Yet even though it faces these challenges, there is an atmosphere of great hope in Cuba. There is a sense of imminent positive change in the air. And yet, who knows how much of that change will materialise. The USA is trying to mend their relationship with Cuba, […]

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Mar 06

Loving on Cuba with All I Got

By miltonfriesen | Miscellany

Well hello there! We should now have been loving on Cuba for four days. It is hard to pre-write posts like this. I can’t predict our adventures or misadventures in Cuba. Often as people we struggle with the hero complex. We desire to help people because they need our help. We help them because we […]

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Mar 02

A Cuban Adventure Begins

By miltonfriesen | Miscellany

How we see the world is mostly based on our experiences and what we have been exposed to. Putting ourselves in the cultural setting of another country has the power to change our perspectives. If you are reading this right as it releases, Myself and a few other Christian friends are boarding a jet. Destination: […]

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