Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

‘NO PROBLEM’ OR ‘MY PLEASURE’

Having recently flown from South Africa to the UK, I have noticed a big difference in service between the two nations. In South Africa, the response to your thank you for service rendered is always, “My pleasure Sir” followed by an expectant pause waiting for a tip. In England, the response…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

DUELLING DUNNIES

Travelling the world continually presents one with many unusual experiences. One of the most unusual occurred recently in the toilet of a certain hotel. Most hotels build rooms back to back, so the plumbing is in the same wall for each of the two rooms. One day, when sitting on the loo,…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

FOG BOUND

I am sitting in a very congested lounge in Sydney airport with long delays on all flights due to a thick morning fog blanketing the city. As usual, there is an air of resignation being displayed by the majority of the throng, but there are also some individuals who remonstrate…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

TRAVEL COMPANIONS

My life takes me all over the world and I am on a plane almost every week of the year except for annual holidays. After a while, you learn some tricks of the trade to make travel a little less arduous: 1. Learn the layout of the various planes and…
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Steve Penny, Christian Life, Leadership,

MIXING WITH STRANGERS

I spend most of my life travelling around the world speaking in churches and conferences, and to business groups. I sit with strangers on planes, and in lounges, hotels, restaurants and sports fields. Everywhere I travel I am brushing shoulders with strangers and, I must confess, it took me a long…
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Travel Woes

Yesterday I arose at 4.20am to prepare and pack for a day of travel to Geraldton in West Australia. When I arrived at Perth airport at noon I was advised the 4pm departure flight had been delayed until after seven pm. I decided to use the wasted seven hours to…
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LIVE FREE THROUGH FORGIVENESS

I FORGIVE YOU Life was never meant to be complicated. In our church we have a statement of purpose that says we exist to; Love God – Love People – Love Life. Sounds simple enough and yet many of us struggle to stay in love with life. I think it…
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