Monthly Archives: October 2016

“ORDINARY” PEOPLE – inspirational stories (two)

Daniel Kyle was born in the year 1961.  He never knew his parents as he was placed into foster care from the time he was born and later into orphanages. As an adult, he spent many years sleeping on the … Continue reading

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“ORDINARY” PEOPLE – inspirational stories (one)

Recently, I attended a dinner and awards ceremony at the Georgia Aquarium, in Atlanta. I was seated next to a lovely, elegant lady and during the course of the evening we learnt more about each other’s stories.  She was originally … Continue reading

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION – PLEASE BE PATIENT

If we have accepted the Lord as our savior God says that we belong to Him.  A synonym for belong is ‘to have a home, to have a rightful place’ and the origin of the word belong comes from ‘to reach’.  God reaches out … Continue reading

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CHILDREN ARE A BLESSING DESPITE WHAT WE THINK

One day I was taking our eight-year-old daughter and her friend to a party.  As we were driving, they started discussing the variety of jobs their parents held. My daughter’s friend said, “My mom is a teacher, an editor, and … Continue reading

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Three day, three quotes challenge – day three

“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” & “You can’t stay in your corner of the forest, waiting for others to come find you; you have to go to them sometimes.” & “How lucky … Continue reading

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The reason we have to have hanging plants!

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Three day, three quotes challenge – day two

“A quotation is a handy thing to have about, saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself, always a laborious business.” & “You are stronger than you seem, Braver than you believe, and smarter than you think you are.” (Winnie … Continue reading

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Three day, three quotes challenge – day one

“How do you spell ‘love’?” – Piglet “You don’t spell it…you feel it.” – Pooh  (Winnie the Pooh) Thank you to Mike at tonysonblogger for the nomination!

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iKhaya le themba – Home of Hope

Nestled among the tin shacks of an informal settlement at the bottom edge of Africa is a place of hope and safety known as iKhaya le Themba – Home of Hope. Their vision: We long for a world where every … Continue reading

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LET DOWN BY GOD!

There have been two times in my life when I felt God had let me down so badly that I didn’t want anything more to do with Him. The first time God ‘let me down’ I was twelve years old. … Continue reading

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