Know Myself

I want to know myself and so,
I want to be fit for myself to know.
I want to be able as days go by,
Always to look myself straight in the eye.

I don’t wish to stand with the setting sun
And hate myself for things I have done.
I don’t want to keep on a closet shelf,
A package of secrets about myself.

And fool myself as I come and go,
In to thinking nobody else will know.
The kind of person I really am,
I don’t want to dress myself with sham.

I want to step out with my head errect,
I want to deservedly receive men’s respect.
And in life struggle for fame and wealth
I wish to be able to like myself.

I don’t want to look in the mirror and know,
That I’m just a bluff, an empty show.
I can never hide myself from me,
I see what others never see.

I know what they will never know,
I can never fool myself, and so,
Whatever happens I want to be,
Self respecting and conscience free.



We constantly ask ourselves questions using that internal dialogue we call thought.  However until we externalise our thoughts they tend not to become a reality that must be addressed in some way.

This YouTube video really helped me through this process. Enjoy!

Example of a thought I turned into reality…._MG_1606-20140105-001758 I not only learned to ride a motorcycle, I have ridden around Europe on one!

Invisble Lady

You came in to this world, born out of love
Your dad found your mum irresistible
Through laughter and tears and all of these years
You somehow now feel you’re invisible

You listened and learned and taken your turn
Built a character based on a good principle
Worked hard every day and paved your own way
Yet somehow you now feel invisible?

You’re a daughter a wife through trouble and strife
A friend many found so dependable
Selfless and giving, so many forgiving
Yet somehow you now feel invisible

You’ve carried your load along life’s dreary road
Achieved more than you thought ever possible
Without real recognition from those high in position
Yet somehow you now feel invisible

You’ve governed your life as a mother a wife
Each day and each night unpredictable
After all of these years you’ve fostered this fear
That now you’ve become so invisible?

Well your life is a light shinning brighter than white
Your loved with more love than permissable
Do not ever despair just continue to share
Your kindness and caring is visible.

I was inspired to write this by an elderly lady I met called Jean who is retired and a volunteer for ‘Help The Aged’

God Bless her.


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We’d like to introduce ourselves

David and Els%2C Friends of Ian

Hello fans of the Walk to Glory. I have been promising Ian for about hundred years now that I would say hello here at his blog, so with that in mind I would like to introduce to you The wife, (Els Knowles, the beautiful one on the right) and my self, (David Knowles). We consider Ian to be part of our CrAzY family, and have know him for years, … and years, … and years, well, let’s just say, we go back a loooonnngggg way.

Brothers in Arms during our time together in the YMCA in High Wycombe, doing our clumsy best to share the good news with anyone fullhardy enough to dare to strike up a converstaion with us. LOL.

I am the guy behind the scenes who built this blog and hope that you enjoy it. Feel free to contact Ian if you too would like to contribute as a writer to this blog. Let your voice be heard too! It’s important because we are all part of the bigger picture and everyone is an expert in something. We’d love to learn from you.

Oh yeah, wife and I celebrate our 21st wedding anniversary on October the 19th, WOOHOO!!

Just thinking!


Although we can all get lonely at times, especially at those special times of year ‘I have learned that recently’…

‘It is far better to be alone on a rooftop with peace and a morsel of dry bread, than to spend any time in a house filled with the best food and wine with Contentious or Negative people, who do nothing more than drain you of what little joy you possess.’

We entered this world alone and one day we shall depart alone to Glory one day, so would it not be wise to learn to be alone and take responsibility for our own joy instead of looking to others to bring us their joy.

Be Bold, Be Faithful and Be True!

“Remove the foundations on which any country, building or relationship has been built and it will certainly collapse.”

I will never deny or water down my faith in Christ Jesus as a Christian to gain acceptance from any group, individual or political body. It is the foundation on which I try to build my life.
If this leads to ridicule or isolation so be it. I’ve made my choice!

I felt so strongly about what is being discussed in the media with regards to faith recently, that I had to draw my line in the sand and make my stance, in light of the current climate throughout Europe and the rest of the world.