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Do you ever feel like a Jekyll and Hyde character?  Desperately wanting to do the right thing but choosing instead to do the thing that you know is detrimental to you and that you know you are going to feel … Continue reading

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God is so gracious. In Psalm 145 we are advised, “The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, to all who call upon Him in truth. He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him; He will … Continue reading

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Seldom does a fishing net’s rope break, but the net is always in need of careful maintenance. “We must repair broken relationships by forgiving and loving one another. But the basis and foundation of that forgiveness is the blood of … Continue reading

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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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Depression is insidious. It is stealthy and cunning and treacherous. It works in a subtle way and can be deadly.  It is a thief and a murderer – it robs one of the will to live of joy and hope and in extreme … Continue reading

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“I am who I am, because of who we all are”

UBUNTU – HUMAN KINDNESS “Ubuntu is the essence of being human. Ubuntu speaks particularly about the fact that you can’t exist as a human being in isolation.  It speaks about our inter-connectedness.  You can’t be human all by yourself, and when … Continue reading

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God has placed a very special man in my life.  His name is Randall Oliphant and he is married to another good friend of mine, Clarrisa. Randall embodies the following verse for me: Two are better than one, because they … Continue reading

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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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This was posted to Facebook a while back: The human brain is amazing. It functions 24/7 from when we are born and only stops when you take a test or talk to someone attractive. The second part of this quote … Continue reading

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“I love and most importantly, respect my husband. Yes, there are small things that drive me mad, there always will be, and I’m sure the same could be said for him. But, and this is what some forget, they were … Continue reading

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