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HOW GREAT IS OUR GOD!

  My dad died at one p.m. yesterday afternoon, the 30th December 2015. My sister and I were sitting on either side of his bed holding his hands as he took his last breath.  It was incredibly peaceful. At the end of … Continue reading

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DEPRESSION IS INSIDIOUS

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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God’s timing in perspective!

“Just because God isn’t in a hurry doesn’t mean He’s not eager or anticipating great things in your life. For example, just because I’m not in a hurry for my five-year-old to get her driver’s license doesn’t mean I’m not … Continue reading

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SUICIDE – “I thought my love had your back covered”

  Yesterday I attended a memorial service of a fifteen year old girl who had taken her own life. As I was driving to the service I asked myself “where was God as she was dying”. The answer came back … Continue reading

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DREAMS DO COME TRUE!

What an amazing feeling it is to walk into a book store and see one’s own book on the shelf! Exclusive Books, King Shaka Airport, Durban, South Africa. “Trust in the LORD and do good; Dwell in the land and … Continue reading

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NEW BEGINNINGS!

“Books allowed my imagination to take flight and it hasn’t landed yet.  Every book begins with PAGE ONE”. It reminded me so much of life.  We can only live ONE DAY at a time and that ONE DAY should be … Continue reading

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BOW TIE SUNDAY

Tomorrow  William D. Carter III leaves us to go back to the States to continue his studies at  Princeton Theological Seminary. William has lived these past eleven weeks, here in South Africa, to the fullest and has brought much laughter, many Godly … Continue reading

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A DREAM CAN BECOME A REALITY

Ten years ago my sister gave me this book for my birthday: The following was inscribed inside: I never dreamt that ten years after receiving this book, my second book All God’sStones would be published and that Trevor Hudson would write the foreword … Continue reading

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MEETING ARCHBISHOP (EMERITUS) DESMOND TUTU!

We have a visiting student from Princeton Theological Seminary, United States, who is doing an internship at our church, Mowbray Presbyterian Church, for eleven weeks. His name is William D. Carter III, and we are really glad that God sent him to South Africa! He preached … Continue reading

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GOD OFTEN SAYS NO – NOT YET!

“Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart.  Commit your way to the Lord, trust in Him and He will do this”. (Psalm 37:4) One of the main desires of my heart is to … Continue reading

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