Games Overs..Onwards to Australia Games are done. I am in Brisbane. Hanging out with a friend. Tomorrow I will be heading to Fraser Island. It’s a wilderness there. Last night we had gala. It was great. Everyone dress up and we say our last good bye. Yesterday, I petted a Koala bear, kangeroos and see […]

Transplant Games – Day 3 and 4 Brutal winter weather we are having in Brisbane. It’s 30*C and sunny everyday. Horrible!!! A few days ago saw a few whales splashing in the sea while talking with a roommate on the patio. WOW! All my games are done. Did a 4 by 50 freestyle relay yesterday…try […]

It happens So today was the 5 km bike time trial. It is set up to race 4 laps in a 1.4km loop. Since it is a time trial (you race against time), one rider goes every 60 seconds. The track was amazing. It is like formula one except you are on your bike..(which is […]

Transplant Games Day 1-2 – a much delayed flight to down south. Glad to be in Gold Coast…and my bike is here as well 🙂 – yesterday did a 5 km run race. Awesome. 2nd overall. The third place was creeping up to me at the end. Someone yelled ‘Cliff, he is behind you’ 400 […]

Australia Bound! World Transplant Games 2009, here I come. Did a quick video last night :). All packed and ready to go! Did one last miles repeat yesterday. 6:25, 6:45, 6:57

Operation Bring The Kids Back to School (recap)

Hi everyone, I just want to say thanks for everyone who pitch in and help out to supply school supplies to help kids to go back to school. Tomorrow, I will be dropping the supplies off. Just want to say praise the Lord for there is a great need out there and HE answers… Thank […]

Olé! Olé! Olé!

…centuries ago in the deserts of North Africa, people used to get together for moonlight dances celebrating sacred entities that would go on for hours and hours. Every once in a while, very rarely, something would happen and one of the performers would be imbued with something transcendent. “And I know you know what I’m […]

The Forbidden Fruit

15 The LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it. 16 And the LORD God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any tree in the garden; 17 but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of […]

A Desire for a new world

I think sometimes I get stuck in the only Christian desire a new earth (and new heaven)…. When I listen to a song like this, I can’t help but to see that those who don’t know Christ have a desire for a new world too when we look at the brokeness of today’s culture 🙂 […]

Sport Ministry

Email I sent last night.. I was just thinking about my triathlon. I was sharing with a brother tonight that I was glad when I was a new Christian, my pastor gave me lots of patience and grace and let me get into this. He could have easily say “Oh Cliff, you know Sunday is […]