Category Archives: Children

LEGACIES WE LEAVE BEHIND…

Found this old photo of our family.  That is me in my father’s arms.  It reminded of a post I did on the legacies we leave behind for our children. It was a reminder that in our marriages we need to: Guard … Continue reading

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ARE YOU IN BONDAGE TO YOUR CHILDREN?

A friend and I were bemoaning the fact the other day that sometimes our children are not truly appreciative of all that they have, that they take so much for granted and often want more. I said that it was … 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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WEEKENDS, MOTHER

A poem written by a teenager whose parents are divorced and who only sees her mother on weekends. Weekends, Mother I see you during the week But when the weekend comes – mother you are never here. Just because at … Continue reading

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“WHATEVER MY LOT”

Often when I feel hard done by and discouraged, when nothing seems to be going right and I find myself repeatedly saying to God “Why, Lord?” my thoughts will drift to a man by the name of Horatio Spafford. He wrote … Continue reading

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‘STOP & DROP’ SAGA CONTINUES…

With reference to my blog of yesterday  https://noelene2014.com/2015/06/04/stop-drop/  This morning we arrived at the ‘STOP & DROP’ zone to find a car parked in the middle of two parking spaces which meant that one could not park at the back or … Continue reading

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‘STOP & DROP’

Sometimes the words of my mouth and my behaviour  are totally incompatible! This fact was highlighted, yet again, this morning.  We have three daughters, ranging in ages from thirteen to nineteen, therefore this is my thirteenth consecutive year at the … Continue reading

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LOVE IN A STYROFOAM CUP

Today in South Africa we are celebrating Mother’s Day.  I never wanted to be a mother. And yet, here I am, the mother of three unique, amazing human beings, celebrating Mother’s Day today. The past nineteen years and eight months … Continue reading

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SEX IS GREAT

Now that I have your attention, the full heading should read: SEX IS GREAT… WITHIN THE CONFINES OF MARRIAGE. One of my favorite bumper stickers reads: “God invented safe sex. He called it marriage” There are some really good practical reasons … Continue reading

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FOR ALL MOMS – BRILLIANT

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