Tag Archives: unhappiness

WHAT LEGACY WILL YOU LEAVE BEHIND?

During this past week I was going through some slides that had been taken in the early 1960’s. One was of my mom and dad when they were living in Nigeria. They had gone out there, from South Africa, to … Continue reading

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MARRIAGE IS LIKE A GARDEN

  When our older two daughters were in preschool, they came home one day with sunflower seeds wrapped in cotton wool and proudly told us that they were going to “grow them into big sunflowers”. There was a real sense … Continue reading

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DIVORCE HURTS KIDS (WHO THEN GROW INTO HURT ADULTS)

This blog IS for the mothers and fathers who have divorced and then ‘abandoned’ their children somewhere along the road of life. It is NOT for the mothers and fathers who have divorced and have struggled through their own pain … Continue reading

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A LETTER FROM GOD TO ME …………

Dear Noelene Now, this is what I am saying to you.  Don’t be afraid, because I have saved you.  I have called you by name, and you are Mine.  When you pass through the water, I will be with you. … Continue reading

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THE HARDEST THING ABOUT BEING A MOTHER

One of the hardest things for me as a mother is the fact that I sometimes struggle to not allow my children’s attitudes to rob me of my own joy of living. Their times of moodiness, their fighting, their lack of showing … 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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WHY ARE YOU DOWNCAST, O MY SOUL?

This morning I woke up carrying the world upon my shoulders with David’s refrain running through my mind “why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me?” (Psalm 42:5).  I made myself a cup of coffee and … Continue reading

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