Monthly Archives: October 2015


I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found was really going in”  (John Muir) “For you have delivered me from death and my feet from stumbling, that I … Continue reading

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Depression is insidious. It is stealthy and cunning and treacherous. It works in a subtle way and can be deadly.  It is a thief and a murderer – it robs one of the will to live of joy and hope and in extreme … Continue reading

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God’s timing in perspective!

“Just because God isn’t in a hurry doesn’t mean He’s not eager or anticipating great things in your life. For example, just because I’m not in a hurry for my five-year-old to get her driver’s license doesn’t mean I’m not … Continue reading

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B is for Blogging

Beautiful words – especially the last verse

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“I am who I am, because of who we all are”

UBUNTU – HUMAN KINDNESS “Ubuntu is the essence of being human. Ubuntu speaks particularly about the fact that you can’t exist as a human being in isolation.  It speaks about our inter-connectedness.  You can’t be human all by yourself, and when … Continue reading

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“Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you …the sun will no more be your light by day, nor will the brightness of the moon shine on you, for the Lord will … Continue reading

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  There is no stigma in suicide.  No one family is responsible for a death by suicide. Sometimes the depression is too deep, the darkness and hopelessness overwhelming BUT MAYBE if we spend more time with each other as a … Continue reading

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SUICIDE – Two years prior

This past Thursday evening I attended my thirteenth consecutive Talent Show at the primary school where our oldest two children were pupils and where our youngest is still  a pupil. In 2002 our oldest daughter started school.  It was also the … Continue reading

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SUICIDE – “I thought my love had your back covered”

  Yesterday I attended a memorial service of a fifteen year old girl who had taken her own life. As I was driving to the service I asked myself “where was God as she was dying”. The answer came back … Continue reading

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