Is Life Worthwhile when everything seems to go wrong?

When the one drab, humdrum day follows the other with tedious regularity and it seems as if your life has no meaning or purpose, it is easy to develop the attitude that nothing in life is worthwhile. If this is your unfortunate experience, it proves that you are busy losing your grip on life – … Continue reading

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Which Way?

There are very few of us who haven’t been lost at some point in our lives, usually because we took a back road. Maybe we attempted an unknown road by car, or by foot, and suddenly realised that we had lost our way.  At that moment, our greatest need is for a road map or … Continue reading

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Authority and Righteousness

You are at the beach … you are famished … you find a restaurant … you rush in … and then, you see a sign! No shirt No shoes NO SERVICE. This message is clear! To be accepted, you must be clothed according to the restaurant’s standard. God also has a standard.  But He makes … Continue reading

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Is God Enough?

The greatest lesson a soul has to learn is that God, and God alone, is enough for all its needs.  I believe that this is the reason that all of God’s dealings with us are meant to teach, and this is the crowning discovery of our entire Christian life. God IS enough!! No soul can really … Continue reading

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The showers of life

If you study this painting, one of the surprises you will find is that the major part of the canvas is covered in dark shades of black, blue and green.  These rather drab colours stand in stark contrast to the delicate pastels.  Actually, they serve to highlight the beautiful floral’s, which appear rich and striking … Continue reading

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Not Faith, but … Power

1 John 5:4 has been a favourite of mine for years but only lately have I come to realise that the verse is not so much about faith as it is about power.  It is not an obvious power, it is a quiet power, like that inherent in seed, which causes a plant to pop out … Continue reading

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Thought for Today – From Dark ‘to’ Light

Only God can turn a mess into message, a Test into a testimony, a Trial into a triumph, a Victim into a VICTORY!! Wow how amazing it is? What an Almighty God we have?

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Turning something ugly into something beautiful!

The story is told of an old Scottish fisherman who was having afternoon tea with some friends in a little tea room by the sea.  As he was describing some of his fishing exploits of the day, his hand accidentally knocked over his cup of tea.  An ugly, brown tea stain appeared on the freshly … Continue reading

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Do you have a Gift to GIVE Today?

Sometimes, when we love someone, we feel we just can’t give them enough.  We may even do without things we need ourselves.  (Does this sound familiar?)  I think most parents feel that way about their children.  Love makes us generous. However, giving generously is more than giving! It anyone could have showered gifts on those … Continue reading

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Losing the Way? There is NO Condemnation!

From top to bottom, our society is success oriented, however one may define that in terms of one’s own goals.  Christians are not immune. ‘Everything comes out okay for Christians!’ ‘The King’s kids are always winners’ are misleading slogans to live by.  We develop unrealistic expectations of the Christian Life and of ourselves ~ and … Continue reading

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Here is what Jesus want you to know

This post is re-blogged and comes from Julie Moore at http://gracefullwomen.com/2012/02/29/heres-what-jesus-wants-you-to-know/   Here’s What Jesus Wants You To Know My friends over at Sticky Jesus gave everyone permission to repost this post…. Here’s what Jesus wants you to know: You are my beloved. (Eph. 5:1) I knew you before you were born. As my hands formed you, I whispered purpose … Continue reading

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Affirmation from God

Jesus always notices women who throw  everything they have into the Lord’s work! Sitting near the treasury at the temple, Jesus drew His disciples’ attention to a poor widow.  She was unaware that Jesus was watching.  She didn’t have to be watched as she gave God everything that she had.  Her two small copper coins … Continue reading

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Time ~ Change ~ Trust

Life for most of us is not a steady-paved stroll through time with a beginning, a middle, and an end – like a well constructed play.  It is filled with change.  We change schools, careers, homes, relationships, and ‘images’ almost as casually as our great-grandparents changed horses. Not that all change is by choice.  Tragedy … Continue reading

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Confession & Praise Report

  I have a confession and a praise report for today. Since I was a child, I suffered with headaches and migraine. In 1986 I was very ill and had morphine on a regular basis for pain. To cut a long story, short, after the morphine, I started taking prescription pain killers and then moved … Continue reading

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True Love -Valentine

 This is a post I did for Valentine’s day last year and would like to repost it for this year as well. I thought this quite appropriate for Valentine’s Day and all those single people out there who feel left out because they don’t feel loved or have anyone to love them. I grew up knowing that Jesus loved … Continue reading

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Are You Barren?

I would love to know where this image comes from so that I can give the source credit! Oh WOW within a couple of minutes I get the name of the Photo Source: ‘Shirley Francis-Salley’ ~ To go straight there, click on the link: http://www.shiftycharacters.net/shifty-characters-blog.html So God wants you to know right now that in whatever area you … Continue reading

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The Book of Hosea – Serving by Loving – The Sinners Prayer

Hosea prophesies during the last days of Israel (see 2 Kings 14:23 17-41) . Focusing on her sin of spiritual adultery (that is idolatry). He warns them God will punish them unless they change their ways.  But he also reminds them of God’s incredible love, pleading with them to repent. As you read this book, … Continue reading

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Growth Unity & Leadership

He makes the whole body fit together perfectly. As each part does its own special work, it helps the other parts grow, so that the whole body is healthy and growing and full of love. Ephesians 4:6 Paul so eloquently describes the perfect organizational structure in this verse. Rooted in love, we work purposefully within … Continue reading

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Why? Questions, Questions …..

Sometimes when we ask God or Why questions, instead of giving us answers He gives us himself, the Comforter. From Luke 11:13 even as a father gives good gifts to their children, so our Father gives the best gift, the Holy Spirit, the Comforter, to us as we ask. It reminded me of conversations with … Continue reading

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Tears & Laughter

I am grateful Lord for tears.  To have the ability to cry. How wonderfully you made us so that we are equipped with this way to express our emotions. Quick tears to relieve the sudden hurt, or for the times when we are touched, too moved to speak. Or when deeper sorrows come, that we … Continue reading

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I Will Move The Rock

I Will Move the Rock – Source:  Godvine A man was sleeping at night in his cabin when suddenly his room filled with light and the Savior appeared. The Lord told the man he had work for him to do and showed him a large rock in front of his cabin. The Lord explained that … Continue reading

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God’s Amazing Grace

A friend brought this to my attention and I wanted to share it with the world! I shook my head in disbelief. This couldn’t be the right place. After all, I couldn’t possibly be welcome here. I had been given an invitation several times, by several different people, and had finally decided to see what … Continue reading

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Flight 2012

Welcome to flight 2012 Departure time was midnight 2011 Our Pilot is Jesus Christ His blood is our safety belt His Word will give us direction and our prayers will be our wings Faith and Hope will be our fuel Love for all our fellow passengers is mandatory Peace, Happiness, Trust and Goodwill are our … Continue reading

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This Lovely Shell – Legend

There’s a pretty little legend That I would like to tell Of the birth and death of Jesus Found in this lovely shell If you examine closely you’ll see that you find here Four nail holes and a fifth one Made by the Roman spear One on each side is the Easter lily it’s center … Continue reading

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Life …..

This was shared via Facebook today and I was so touched I thought I would put it on my blog to share with you.  Hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did ! In Washington , DC , at a Metro Station, on a cold January morning in 2007, this man with a … Continue reading

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Fellowship

Flickr.com Thank you Rosemary Jensen. In John 1:3-4 we see John eager to tel his friends and associates hat he knows of Jesus – what he has “seen and heard”.  It seems that he could hardly wait to tell them, because by telling them what he knew of Jesus, he would promote fellowship with his … Continue reading

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Peace

The ability to enjoy one’s own company is one of the greatest gifts life has to offer. Learning to turn my thoughts away from all my responsibilities at the day’s end and take my mind into a state of peace and benevolence enables me to carry greater and greater loads without feeling the burden. When … Continue reading

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Life is not Fair!

  “THAT’S NOT FAIR!” How many times had I heard that from one my my children (when they were young and still at home) when someone else had eaten the last piece of cake or stayed up ten mnutes longer than the other or been given a little bit more attention when they were sick? … Continue reading

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Life’s Riches

Photo removed:  apparently it belonged to someone else.  Apologies Crysti 😦 …….. Isn’t it great to know that God is not against Rich People.  Here we see that God actually makes some people rich and then tops this off by enabling them to enjoy it!  They are so busy using their money for the glory of … Continue reading

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Are you ‘Flexible’ ? Is everything under Scrutiny?

Many of us are crippled from birth.  The backbone of our standard for living comes fused into unyielding rules and regulations.  We are rigid in our determination to control life’s course and outcome. We have this need to scrutinise every little detail of life, through a magnifying glass. We are so sure, for example, how … Continue reading

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Virginity – A Treasure to Protect

Dorothy Patterson The Jewish people held Song of Songs in high esteem and considered it among their holiest books.  This book honours conjugal love, including it’s most romantic expressions.  One finds there a theology of sexuality, which, as designed by God, offers unfailing beauty and incomparable worth.  The Creator designed this most intimate union to … Continue reading

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JANINE ROBINSON – We are seeing miracles unfold

Either, before or after you read this current post…… For those who didn’t read the previous post about Janine and her journey can click on this link and it will take you straight there  ……. http://debras-daily-dialogue.com/2011/08/15/576/ Janine and her hubby Brett   A while ago, I featured a guest post on a friend, Janine Robinson and … Continue reading

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The Dying Ember

I read this poem today, and it touched me and I thought I would share it with everyone else to enjoy as well!     Six humans trapped by happenstance In black and bitter cold. Each one possessed a stick of wood, Or so the story’s told.   Their dying fire in need of logs, … Continue reading

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Questions? Why? Why? Why?

The great artists keep us from frozenness, from smugness, from thinking that the truth is in us, rather than in God, in Christ our Lord. They help us to know that we are often closer to God in our doubts than in our certainties, that it is all right to be like a small child who … Continue reading

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Soar like an Eagle

Isaiah 40:31 New International Version (©1984) but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. I would like to share this amazing video that was sent to me today ….. click on the … Continue reading

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Peace & Tranquility

Never come into conflict with anyone’s personality traits, but harmonise personality traits. Even if someone else causes a disturbance, just remain silent. You must not create any complications, but instead give them the co-operation of peace.

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A Lasting Fragrance

Ball of Life Tread lightly upon this earth, seeing, understanding but never imposing. Thoughtful, independent, be gracious in victory and defeat. Free of possessiveness, so ease of mind sweetens relationships. Like the scent of a rose the untroubled spirit imparts a lasting fragrance.

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How do YOU feel about old age/ageing?

I don’t mind getting old! Do you? As we age, we are ‘One Day Nearer to Home!’.  That idea thrills me!! I can understand why people ‘who have nothing much to look forward to’ try frantically and futilely to hang on to their past-youth. Some, get a face-lift, plaster their makeup on ever more thickly, … Continue reading

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Silence IS Golden

A member of a certain church, who previously had been attending services regularly, stopped going.  After a few weeks, the preacher decided to visit him.  It was a chilly evening. The pastor found the man at home alone, sitting before a blazing fire.  Guessing the reason for his preacher’s visit, the man welcomed him, led … Continue reading

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Why Worry ?!!

Worry wastes time.   Worry cannot produce good fruit – the only fruit we reap from it is more worry. It can become a way of life.   We worry whether someone will like us We worry if we will do a job well We worry if we can pay our bills each month We … Continue reading

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Faith

Photo source: Ina Blignaut Barnard – Facebook God has a perfect plan for our lives however,  He never reveals it to us all at once. Just step by step He wants to teach us to walk by Faith and not by Sight.

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By Faith…

Mark 5: 25-34 This speaks of a woman who had been bleeding for twelve years.  She had seen many doctors but none were able to make her well.  And, while she spent all her money seeking a cure, her condition only grew worse. Then she heard about Jesus and believed that if she could get … Continue reading

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Introversion

The ability to enjoy one’s own company is one of the greatest gifts life has to offer. Learning to turn my thoughts away from all my responsibilities at the day’s end and take my mind into a state of peace and benevolence enables me to carry greater and greater loads without feeling the burden. When … Continue reading

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Because ….. of the Resurrection

When in High School, a campus life leader commented that before our group graduated, quite likely that one of our classmates would die. Death is that near, he said. Even young people die. His prediction was wrong! None of my high school classmates died.  But a few years later, on one day, in the instant … Continue reading

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Embrace Change

The Four Season’s depicted in One Image ‘Embrace Change’ When you are aware and accept that everything around you is constantly changing, and that you have no control over 99.99% of it, you are able to embrace change like a close friend! Change is a like a river, constantly flowing and moving things around. The … Continue reading

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Make a Stand

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The Sword of Faith

Sword of Faith/of The Spirit Good morning world!   What a glorious day it is today – warm: not hot, a slight breeze and the sun is shining high in the sky with beautiful white clouds. Nature ……a simple thing, like walking outside, listening to the birds, the crickets, the hens chuckling away – reminds … Continue reading

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Tolerence – Do we understand it?

Someone who has tolerance won’t even say   “I have to tolerate,”    because that implies they are feeling sorrow. Instead, they will say,   “It’s not a problem. There is something for us to learn in this. ” Whatever the situation, tolerance enables us to learn. Perhaps we need patience, or humility, or understanding. Tolerance … Continue reading

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The Power of Words

I thought, this was an amazing,  thought provoking video. Type or copy & paste the URL into your browser to watch! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hzgzim5m7oU&feature=share

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There is a reason for everything

I believe that in life there is a reason for everything ….. that happen’s to us.   We may not understand the reasoning right NOW ….. but God understands! ~ I believe that challenges and set-backs that are thrown our way, with the right attitude, and with our Faith in our Lord Jesus, can make … Continue reading

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In this Godless World

John 16:33 (The Message) In this godless world you will continue to experience difficulties. But take heart! I’ve conquered the world. – It’s not always easy here on earth. – Things will only be perfect when we get to Heaven. – Take heart, because HE has conquered the world. – And HE wants YOU to … Continue reading

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MY Boy – a Day in the life of a Mother

I LOOK at the shiny-shaggy hair and the round, blue grey eyes; the small pink tongue struggling impatiently against tiny white teeth to form a word, to convey an exciting new-born thought; the broad little boy hand covered with dirt, reaching to touch my cheek; and suddenly I realise the astounding responsibilities that are mine … Continue reading

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REFLECT

I do not ask for mighty words to leave the crowd impressed Just grant my life may ring so true,my neighbour shall be blessed Unknown The old adage still rings so true! “Actions speak louder than words”. With my neighbour, with my workmates, with my family 2 Timothy 2: 11-13   Here is a trustworthy saying:- … Continue reading

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Praise

Praise God through every situation, Every Trial, Every Test, Every Circumstance. Praising Him, will confuse the enemy!! “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”  1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

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The Dove of Peace – Conflict

Dove of Peace There has probably never been a time where there has been so much fear and conflict across the world, not just across oceans and borders but across the breakfast table. In fact it is said that many now prefer conflict to peace, as they become addicted to the actions of anger and … Continue reading

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The Original

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” ~Judy Garland “You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.”  ~John Mason “But whatever things were gain to me, those things I have counted as loss for the sake of Christ.” Philippians 3:7 (NASB

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Enjoy Moments of Silence

When you open your eyes in the morning, sit for a moment and appreciate the gift of the new day, create a peaceful thought and enjoy some moments of silence throughout the whole day. See the beauty that surrounds you – out of the darkness, there comes light! Every negative can be turned into a … Continue reading

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God in the Stars

“There is something beautiful about a billion stars held steady by a God who knows what He is doing.  (They hang there, the stars, like notes on a page of music, free-form verse, silent mysteries swirling in the blue like jazz.)  And as I lay there, it occurred to me that God is up there … Continue reading

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Shirley’s Story

I see a little girl skipping home from school in the later afternoon sun.  Her dress is a hand-me-down, her shoes are unpolished and her socks no longer have elastic around the top.  She walks across a barren yard toward a small house.  It is badly in need of paint and repair. How tenderly I … Continue reading

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Failure and Success

Pereseverance is failing ….. (19) nineteen times and….. succeeding the (20th) twentieth time!!! ~  Julie Andrews

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Think before you Speak LIFE IS A GIFT

Today before you think of saying an unkind word  ~ think of someone who can’t speak. Before you complain about the taste of your food  ~ think of someone who has nothing to eat. Before you complain about your husband or wife  ~ Think of someone who is crying out to God for a companion. Today before … Continue reading

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An Ancient Peace

I….. thought this was quite amazing. This morning My Post was on Peace (allbeit a different kind) tonight I received this message via email which I thought I would share with you as well!! There is a silence into which the world cannot intrude. There is an ancient peace you carry in your heart and have … Continue reading

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Seeds of Peace

                                                         I g n o r a n c e makes you believe that life functions haphazardly. W i s d o m teaches you that everything that happens in this  ‘theatre of life’ has profound significance. What you see today is not the fruit of chance but a fruit from seeds planted in the … Continue reading

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The MELODY of Life

          In music there is a wonderful thing called ‘phrasing’ where the performer punctuates or caresses the flow of sound according to the mood and emotion he or she wants to convey. The rising and the falling, the peaks and the valleys are what makes music so interesting. This is what allows the artist to … Continue reading

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Women

I don’t know where this originates from, it was shared some time ago on Facebook and I like it!

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A Gentle Reminder – Especially to Myself

Picture taken from PhotoBucket                                                        BE STILL, AND KNOW THAT I AM GOD “God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble”. So we will not fear! Psalm 46. To me …. one of the qualities that characterizes a spiritual person is the great calm he/she maintains under every circumstance. … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Gods Creation amongst Chaos

I have had a lot of bother and sleepless nights with recent incidents in my life. Waking up to a new day with everything that can possibly go wrong in a day ….. happening! I had forgotten to take meat out of the deep-freeze to defrost naturally for supper.  Thinking I will defrost this in the microwave, … Continue reading

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Faith

                                                      Courtesy of blogcritics.org Cling to your faith in Christ, and keep your conscience clear. 1Timothy 1:19~NLT ♥ “He will have no fear of bad news;  his heart is steadfast, trusting in the LORD.” Psalm 112:7 (NIV)

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For a Friend

I know you believe you understand what I said,  but I’m not sure you realize that what you read is not what I meant. Don’t walk in front of me Don’t walk behind me Walk beside me …. and just be my friend Friends are jewels from Heaven and should be treasured Photo:  courtesy of … Continue reading

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REFLECTION True or False

Do ‘other’s see you’ as you think you see yourself!        You reflect yourself by the friends you seek,  By the very manner in which you speak, By the way you employ your leisure time, By the use you make of pound and penny. You tell what you are by the clothes you wear, By the … Continue reading

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Holy Ground – John 17 vs 26

                                    It’s time to TAKE OFF YOUR SHOES.  You are about to move on HOLY GROUND. In the literature written by human beings on this planet, John 17 is the only lengthy conversation ever recorded between God and God! ‘Let us make man in our image’ (Genesis: 1v26). ‘I praise you, Father …. because you … Continue reading

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Sadness vs Life

                                                         “You cannot prevent the birds of ‘sadness’ from flying over your head, but you can keep them from nesting in your hair.” – Unknown

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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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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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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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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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De-Clutter

De-Clutter : Is there such a word? I’m going through a funny phase of life right now…  All I want to do is ‘de-clutter’.  I have too many ‘things’. I used to live in a very large house with lots of lovely ‘things’ .  Now, I live in a smaller house with lots of lovely … Continue reading

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A Butterfly’s Courage

I came across this wonderful little story about courage that I would like to share with you. I hope you will be as inspired by it as I was!   Walking down a path through some woods in Georgia in 1977, I saw a water puddle ahead on the path. I angled my direction to go … Continue reading

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COURAGE

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” Mary Anne Radmacher

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

We all know that mirrors don’t lie… I’m just grateful that they don’t laugh, as well                                       

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Thy Word ‘A Lamp unto My Feet’

Music inspired from the Book of Psalms (119) I have a “nagging in my belly” to play the following for ‘all of us out there’ that are feeling kind of lonely or lost today! You will see that there isn’t a single word to add to this: as it says it all…….. J Two great … Continue reading

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Death and Re-birth

I spent the morning with my hubby working in the garden. I walked around and was amazed at all the new shoots on the trees and shrubs. Something that looked like it had died has suddently come back to life! Death, Cleanse & Rebirth A fire rages and it looks as though everything has been destroyed!  … Continue reading

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Busy Busy Busy

I haven’t been blogging as often as I would like lately, which brings me to today’s post. MOST people are just soooo busy.  This should be a point for quick agreement, but the subtle danger involved in our busy lives is that most of us never stop to realise that in most cases we can do … Continue reading

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The Past, the Present & the Future

Don’t allow your future to be a second helping of your past. Stop nurturing what needs to die! Forgive and keep on forgiving, …………… until the past loses it’s power to infect your speech or influence your thoughts! Psalm 25:1-2 To You, O Lord, I lift up my soul; in You I trust, O my … Continue reading

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Being Obedient to the Holy Spirit

The reason for this message today is that whilst praying in my quiet time this morning – I had a rush of warmth come over me and engulf my entire body. (no….. it wasn’t the rush of warm air that comes to a women of a certain age) I felt that I had to pray … Continue reading

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Everlasting Love

I thought this quite appropriate for Valentine’s Day coming up and all those single people out there who feel left out because they don’t feel loved or have anyone to love them. I grew up knowing that Jesus loved people.  So, as an adult, I thought I knew Gods love until tragedy hit my life. … Continue reading

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Today

I woke up this morning to a beautiful blue sky… it’s now only 11h46 and what happened to the blue:  it’s grey and dark and threatening rain….. What to do …. What to do ….. I can carry on with the book I have been writing  …. ? I have been so inspired by friends’ … Continue reading

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‘LOVE’ & FORGIVENESS IN SPITE OF OURSELVES

The following was quoted by Mother Theresa  and  I would like to share this with you today. Reach Out I tell my sisters: ‘’Let us not love in words but let us love until it hurts. It hurt Jesus to love us:  he died for us; and today it is your turn and my turn … Continue reading

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WOMEN WHO MULTI-TASK in their Daily Lives

The majority of women lead an active life! …. Yes? It simply feels like life gets out of control.. Do you find yourself waking up in the morning, dreading to face the new day and the seemingly endless chores and duties.  Do you find your prayer time suffering and have a feeling of being totally … Continue reading

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French Toast & Tea

French Toast, Apricot Jam & Earl Grey Tea for Breakfast today and brought to me ‘in bed’.  Aren’t I blessed  …… ? One of the many ‘little ways’ my hubby shows me how much he loves me!

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Do YOU have a ‘Mole’ in Your Camp?

I LOVE a good espionage novel, although I often go on a treasure hunt to find a wholesome story of intrigue.   A mole is a guy/girl who works for the enemy and leaks ‘information’ to the ‘bad guys’ in order to hurt, or tarnish the reputation of, or destroy the ‘’good guys’’.  Moles generally … Continue reading

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The Flue Bug

I’m feeling pretty lousy with sore eyes, throat and body…. Need to stay in bed and fight this bug… ! (James 5:14 KJV) “Is any sick among you? Let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord:” 

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He is near!

I can remember a long time ago – after my (then) husband had died (murdered in JHB) and my children and I had moved from our lovely home, to one place to another place.  I lost my job because my mind wasn’t on work and was too worried about how to feed my children and … Continue reading

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