Monthly Archives: December 2016

“GOD’S PROMISE FOR FAMILIES”

The writing of the book “God’s Promise for Families” brought immense healing to my life.  It was written over a period of 12 years and initially started off as a journal. I have a friend who is a Narrative Therapist … Continue reading

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THE GIFT OF POVERTY

A couple of years before my dad died I attended a service in a really quaint church in a small town known as Bathurst in the Eastern Cape.  The minister entered the church wearing black flowing robes and had an almost snow white … Continue reading

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LIBERTY

Two of the Biblical definitions for GRACE is “the attitude of God toward men” and “the liberty that God gives men”. Liberty is the ‘state of being free‘. God’s grace causes us to be free from the chains that had … Continue reading

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EXPECTATION AND FAITH!

In a few weeks’ time, I will be turning fifty-two years old – I will have lived on this earth for half a century and two years.  As I reflect on the past twelve years I realize how much I … Continue reading

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MARRIAGE IS NO FAIRY TALE!

Marriage is hard work. It is challenging. It is all about compromise and making an effort to live with another human being. Marriage is difficult. A friend of mine posted the following on her Facebook page: It doesn’t bother me … Continue reading

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STOP REJECTING YOURSELF…

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“Over the years, I have come to realize that the greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity, or power, but self-rejection”  –  Henri Nouwen When will you start believing and acknowledging the fact that…

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THE END OF THE TUNNEL

Imagine yourself a silent witness to the humiliation that Jesus was subjected to before his death.  The soldiers stripped him of his clothes, put a crown of thorns upon his head and mocked him. They spat on him and took … Continue reading

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