RodneyOlsen.Net

Blog URL:http://rodneyolsen.net
Blog Tags:Media, Faith, Family, Australia, Radio, Cycling
Country:Australia
State/Province:Western Australia
Location:Perth

Rodney Olsen is a husband, father, blogger, cyclist and radio announcer from Perth, Western Australia. This is his blog.



Latest Blog Posts



Great Expectations

on Oct 17, 2017 in: Life

I’ve got a medal in my desk drawer at work that’s worth a handful of dollars, yet I have an identical medal at home which is worth far more. The medal in my drawer is one of the extra medals that were purchased for our Ride for Compassion a few y...

You’ve had the same conversation a thousand times. You meet up with someone who asks how you’ve been and you answer by telling them … ‘busy’. Their question isn’t about your level of activity, it’s about your...

In my work I regularly meet with people such as church pastors over coffee or a meal. We talk about a range of matters but one of the topics that seems to come up again and again is family. My wife and my children are incredibly important to me so it...

Life Happens

on Sep 27, 2017 in: Life

Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. – John Lennon For some reason, I started thinking about that line from John Lennon’s song Beautiful Boy recently. Life is what happens to you? Really? Are we passive players...

This Time Next Year

on Sep 14, 2017 in: Australia

Are you old enough to remember what you were doing 30 years ago? 1987 was the year Michael Jackson released his hit album, Bad. It was also the year Microsoft released Windows 2.0. And in 1987, The Simpsons cartoon first appeared as a series of short...

Did you wake up today feeling like you’re missing out on something? Are you tempted to book your place in the queue for the revolutionary iPhone X? I use Apple products every day but there’s something about the inevitable fanfare of their...

Unlocking Potential

on Sep 4, 2017 in: Life

When he was just eight years of age his father was murdered in front of his mother. That moment forced Richmond, his mother and his five siblings out of their home and into one of the world’s largest slums. Life had changed in an instant. I rec...