Category Archives: Forgiveness

GOD HAS FORGOTTEN

Why is it that most of us find it almost impossible to forgive ourselves and to forget the shame of our pasts and yet, with the same breath, we acknowledge that we believe that “If we confess our sins, He … Continue reading

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THE DRESS THAT WASN’T…PEOPLE THAT AREN’T

A few years ago my husband and I attended his niece’s wedding in England.  Prior to this, his sister had sent me a dress which I had packed to take with me to England.  Whilst we were over there she … Continue reading

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LOVE KNOTS

I was paging through a book the other day and this sentence caught my attention “God is closer to sinners than saints”.  The thought crossed my mind that it was a good thing as I doubt very much whether I … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on reaching rock bottom…

There is something quite liberating about reaching rock bottom. You cannot fall any further. This thought struck me as I was sitting in church yesterday morning.  When we reach rock bottom, when we find ourselves constantly repeating – “I can’t … Continue reading

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STOP REJECTING YOURSELF…

“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 because of the Cross you have no … Continue reading

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LOVE WEARS STEEL TOE CAP BOOTS

My mother’s parents were married for sixty-five years. They were Afrikaans so we addressed them as Oupa and Ouma. Up until the day my Oupa died they still held hands and had lively conversations with each other. Before my Oupa retired, … 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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