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MY TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTION

“O Lord, you are our Father.  We are the clay and you are the Potter.  We are all formed by your hand” For many years I felt that in making me God had got stuck on the kneading and moulding … Continue reading

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WE ARE MASTERPIECES

  I have this wonderful image of God sitting on a wooden stool with the potter’s wheel positioned between His knees.  In His hands He holds a lump of clay specially chosen by Him from which He is going to … Continue reading

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GOD DOES NOT CALL THE QUALIFIED, HE QUALIFIES THE CALLED

The author Henri Nouwen wrote:  “Over the years, I have come to realise that the greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity, or power, but self-rejection”. Self-rejection takes the form of that little voice in our heads that … Continue reading

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“IT SEEMED DEAD BUT I LOVED IT”

For Christmas last year we gave our daughter, Sarah, a Bonsai tree.  She was leaving for the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein in January to study nursing and wanted to take something with her that was ‘alive’. The two … Continue reading

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EPIPHANY NUMBER THREE!

  There have only been two major “epiphany” moments in my life – two times when I have literally been stopped in my tracks and have had to re-evaluate the way I think and behave and the consequences of those … Continue reading

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THE SEEDS WE PLANT

We need to be mindful of the seeds we plant in our children’s lives. Mary J. Blige, an international recording artist, once said that when she looks in the mirror, she sometimes sees the damaged soul of her past because … Continue reading

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BECOMING THE PERSON GOD CREATED US TO BE

One of the deepest desires of my heart is to have an intimate relationship with God.  I long to become the woman God created me to be, living my life in such a way that people see His light and … Continue reading

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