Category Archives: Growing pains

LOOKING UP

  There is a Maori proverb that says “Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you”. “A  friend once told me about a lecture she had attended. The woman giving it worked with mentally-challenged children and told … Continue reading

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SOMETIMES OUR CHILDREN LIVE ON A DIFFERENT PLANET!!

This was originally posted on ‘noelenesite’ – I am re-posting it on ‘growing into motherhood’. Saw this board whilst walking down the street yesterday.  It triggered a memory of an incident that occurred a few years ago with one of … Continue reading

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HOW QUICKLY WE FORGET……..FOR ALL THE MOTHERS OUT THERE!

This was originally posted on ‘noelenesite’ – I am re-posting on ‘growing into motherhood’ (Please note: names have been changed to toddler and child and children to protect their identities!!) This morning I came across a journal entry that I … Continue reading

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A WORK IN PROGRESS!

  Every person on this earth starts their lives as a blessing! In the Bible we read that “children are a gift from the Lord – they are a blessing” (Psalm 127)   Therefore we are all blessings. We are children of … Continue reading

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SULKING – HERS AND MINE!

One of my least favourite verses in the Bible is “why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?” (Matthew 7:3 NIV) I dislike this verse because … Continue reading

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HOW GOD REVEALS HIMSELF TO OUR CHILDREN!

The only reason I am writing a third post for the third consecutive day is because I have writer’s block!  The dictionary defines writer’s block as “an inability to think of ideas, which writers sometimes suffer from”.  Well, I have … Continue reading

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SOME BACKGROUND INFORMATION……

After my post ‘Motherhood -sheer joy??’ I thought I better give you some background information about myself. The following is what I wrote in the “about” section of my blog: I was born in Nigeria on a Leprosy mission settlement. … Continue reading

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