A DIFFERENT Vegetarian Sweetcorn Curry *** Slimmers Version

Tender yellow sweetcorn kernels are cooked with red peppers and tomatoes in this tasty DIFFERENT vegetarian curry. You can use canned sweetcorn kernels (I actually prefer the tinned version) 2 fresh corn-on-the-cob Light oil spray 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 red peppers, de-seeded and cut into 2 cm cubes 1 fresh green chilli, cut in … Continue reading

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Faith in action

To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible. Thomas Aquinas

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Home

Some of our hidden strength comes from knowing……. where our home is! I remember different holidays over different periods of time…. Sleeping in different beds, a hotel, a cabana, a boat, a gullet etc…..  We literally lived out of our suitcases.  Whilst on holiday, my Bible, my notebook and the different beds… became home.   Could … Continue reading

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Trust

My 2 Son’s, Marck & Michael A Mother comes equipped with an internal anxiety meter.  It’s right in the middle of her heart and has each child’s name engraved on it.  There are certain phrases in the English Language that cause it to jump and spin ….. ”Mom, my principal wants a meeting with you right away!. … Continue reading

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The ‘I Can’t Club’!!!!

                                                          Under the bylaws, club members are required to make ‘I can’t’ statements with conviction: ”I can’t quit this sin. ”I can’t forgive – again!” ”I can’t help but hate after what he/she/they has/have done to me”. Because of the fervor of these statements, it sounds as if each is an unchangeable, universal law. Everyone … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns (Hubby Tony’s Recipe)

Easter is celebrated  in different ways all over the world. Hot cross buns & spice buns which are similar,  decorated with the symbolic cross are generally eaten on Good Friday. Ingredients 375 ml Milk 60 g butter 4 x 250 ml cake flour 15 ml mixed spice 5 ml ground cinnamon 5 ml salt 55 … Continue reading

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Chilli-Spiced Squid/Calamari ***

                                          Try to make sure that you have FRESH Squid/Calamari. Remember …. this only needs a very short time to cook – you don’t want it all rubbery and tough! The entire cooking time for this recipe should be about 20 minutes. The preparation time should be about 10 minutes. Ingredients 700g/1lb/ 8oz of fresh squid/calamari … Continue reading

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Easter & Jesus

Greatest man in history (Past/Present/Future), named Jesus, who had no servants, yet they called Him Master. Had no degree, yet they called Him Teacher. Had no medicines, yet they called Him Healer. He had no army, yet kings feared Him. He won no military battles, yet He conquered the world. He committed no crime, yet they crucified Him. He … Continue reading

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Financial Wealth & Fellowship

Some of us feel that it is a lack of money that holds us down! Gideon repled to God’s request, ”But Lord …. how can I save Israel?  My clan is the weakest in Mannaseh, and I am the least of my family”.  (Judges:  6v15)  With no finances behind him at all, Gideon was turned into … Continue reading

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Going upPPPPP – for now ;(

                                          No ….. no no no no I don’t have a big smile on my face! but….. I am still POsitiVe!!!!!! Instead of losing a couple of pounds, I have gained a couple of pounds. OH DeAr……  :O I have gained 2 of these so far :o( Keep smiling, keep persevering…. keep drinking lots of … Continue reading

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Trust..Pray..Trust..Pray

I woke up this morning feeling a bit ‘grey’ – Not my normal sprightly self!  The words that keep pounding in my head are Trust Pray Trust Pray ……. I can’t seem to get them out of my mind! This brought me to a poem, written by:  Louisa M R Stead that I would like to share … Continue reading

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You only have ONE life

                                         We only have one life ….                                          and this is it!  Irrespective of the hand we have been dealt the luck we have had or the family we come from this is the only shot we have so we better make the most of it. Be the best we can be make the most … Continue reading

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A Whale of a Time :)

What a glorious day!   The weather was beautiful.  My ‘girls’ (the chickens) weren’t fighting …. tooo much…. anyway. ‘big smile on my face! I walked around the entire garden.  Gave it a lovely sprinkling of water and once again was amazed at the amount of growth on the trees and flowers etc.  My darling hubby, digging away … Continue reading

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Courgette & Lentil Curry *** (Baby Marrow, Zucchini-a type of squash)

Ingredients 6 green cardamom pods – crush lightly 2 teaspoon cumin seeds 3 cloves 1 red onion, finely diced 5 crushed garlic cloves 1 teaspoon finely grated ginger (peeled first) 2 fresh sliced red chillies  225 g washed and drained split yellow lentils  1 teaspoon turmeric 2 teaspoons of ground cumin 2 courgettes, chopped roughly 2 roughly … Continue reading

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Self Sacrifice

Once upon a time, there were  two porcupines – desiring to get warm, they drew close to each other.  As they did, they needled one another.  It hurt so much that they pulled apart.   But when they did, they got cold again, so they drew close once more, and hurt each other as before.  Their predicament, … Continue reading

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Honour & Hope

Honour and reverence, and the good repute that follows faithful service as its fruit, be unto him, whom, living, we salute. Morituri Salutamus Hope is the certain expection of glory in the hereafter, which preceedeth From grace divine and merit precedent. Dante’s Paradise – Trans.

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Petunia

Flower (white), Petal (Grey) Poppy (Black/Brown) Please take note the ‘three’ girls are having their sand-bath and excluding little ‘Petunia’. Petunia’s First Egg (In the kitchen) Just before bed-time at about 19h30 in the evening Petunia about to lay her ‘first egg ‘These Pictures have been taken with my Nokia Phone Camera as they are … Continue reading

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An addition to the family…. (no, it’s not a baby!)

Day One A day that should have been a happy one, turned into sadness! As everyone knows – We have three beautiful chickens (my babies)  Petal, Poppy & Flower.  Yesterday, my hubby and I bought another (and called her, Petunia).  I was quite excited and couldn’t wait to get home to introduce her to the other three. I was so … Continue reading

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Today – A lifetime of Experience

Treat TODAY as if it were your last day on this Earth!     Look at it as a ‘New Beginning’ or an End!   I choose ‘New Beginning’!!!! CRY  ~  LAUGH  ~  LOVE  ~  LIVE

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