Category Archives: Children

PARENTING – A THANKLESS JOB!

This morning after I had dropped my children off at school the thought crossed my mind that “sometimes it is quite a thankless job being a parent”. God immediately replied “Tell me about it Noel. I totally agree with you! … Continue reading

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TABLE MOUNTAIN, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

Amazing footage of Table Mountain taken over a period of a few months at roughly 7.15 in the morning at the same spot. A project to show how things change over time. Cape Town, South Africa Photographer:  Emma Jane Curry … 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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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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SOMETIMES OUR CHILDREN LIVE ON A DIFFERENT PLANET

Saw this board whilst walking down the street a while back. It triggered a memory of an incident that occurred a few years ago with one of my children. I need to set the scene for you first though! Ever … Continue reading

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When Jesus looks at you, what does He see?

When Jesus looks at you, what does He see? If He was to walk into the room where you are now, climb into the car you are driving right now, start walking next to you as you take your daily … Continue reading

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PARENTS!! Get up and dance…

These past few weeks we seem to have faced one crises after another as a family. One storm after another storm. As parents we are learning to dance during the storms and as children of God we are learning to … Continue reading

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Be vigilant…

“We need to trust God for our children’s lives and behaviour. We need to realise that sometimes our children will rebel, be sullen, steal, lie, etc., but none of these things needs to take root in their lives if we … Continue reading

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PRIMARY SCHOOL!! Some pointers to making it less stressful and more succesful

  For the next few years you will be dropping off and fetching your child from school. Helping them with homework, attending sports and other events and also socializing with other parents at school. You need to treasure every moment, … Continue reading

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MARRIAGE AND A DOG!

My husband came into our marriage with a silver tea pot. I came into our marriage with a dog. The dog’s name was Joshua and we learnt some invaluable lessons from him. We learnt about loyalty and faithfulness, about unconditional … Continue reading

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