Category Archives: Love

UBUNTU

One of the most beautiful words in South Africa is the word UBUNTU. Ubuntu means “human kindness” or “humanity to others” and is sometimes translated as “I am what I am because of who we all are”. The word itself … Continue reading

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If you are a Believer there is no winging it…

I recently wrote a blog entitled On a wing and a prayer and it referred to the fact that every time my husband and I flew we always ended up sitting by  the wing of the plane.  When I asked my husband … Continue reading

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Love letters to the world…

The Bible states that children are a gift from the Lord, they are a blessing.   This means that each one of us is a gift, we are a blessing to the world.  Mother Theresa once said “I am a little … 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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DON’T GET MARRIED!

I asked my husband what advice he would give, in hindsight and with twenty-three years of married life behind him, to a young couple contemplating marriage. His reply: “Don’t get married!”  (He assured me he was only joking!) There is a … Continue reading

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DAMAGED – by Amy Curry

Sue Allen has worked in the small post office on the corner of Bird Drive since she was 21, she is now 41. It is a quiet post office, which asks and expects little from her. She likes the fact … Continue reading

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WE NEED DEEP, DEEP ROOTS

These past few weeks I have found myself wallowing in thoughts of the past, a feeling of self-pity has slowly started to seep its way into my psyche and a sense of failure has gripped me. Mainly a sense of … 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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GOD PROVIDES THE MUSIC

In Psalm 107 the psalmist writes that the Lord “satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things” (v. 9). He does not simply fill us, He fills us with good things. A lovely example of how God wants to … Continue reading

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STAND BY ME

For me this song embodies what the family of God is. If we are believers, we are not foreigners to each other.  We are all part of God’s family and with Christ as the cornerstone of our relationships we will … Continue reading

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