“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.” Sun Tzu, The Art of War
“He rescued me from my strong enemy and from those who hated me, for they were too mighty for me.” Psalm 18:17
We were days away from packing up our belongings and moving to Cape Town. My parents had a new job offer in the city where I had spent my toddler years. And now, with the house littered with packed boxes and suitcases, my life was about to take a turn for the adventurous.
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‘Mountain and boy’ sketch on paper by Jo Gernetzky
Episode 4 “My first surfboard was a Lightning Bolt”