A labour of love

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Friday, 27 November 2015 14:19

Our beautiful, talented youngest daughter’s wedding took place in August 2015.

The challenge that had come my way was to be creative and come up with a stunning ring cushion. 

Exercise and fitness

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Thursday, 07 May 2015 21:31

I often find that I work really hard to look good outwardly – working out at the gym regularly, dressing properly in order to make a good impression. But I so easily forget that God isn’t blinded by my manners or impressed by my correct conversations because He knows that the not so healthy thoughts that I foster in my heart WILL some or other time pop out of my mouth, or even explode into inexplicable actions.

 

I have had enough of praying!

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Tuesday, 24 March 2015 21:10

Every morning, the last touch on my newly-made bed is the two handfuls of ornamental hearts that remind me to pray for my children and grandchildren – that God would keep them safe and that their lives would glorify his Name, whether in their relationships, their work or play.

On the receiving end…

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Monday, 10 November 2014 21:26

When I go through life tagging along my emotional baggage neatly stuffed into a hip “trolley suitcase”, I will find it very hard to trust God. 

 

An American guru teaches salespeople: “You can’t sell what you ain’t got!”

 

Green risotto

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Wednesday, 10 September 2014 10:31

When baking, one should follow the recipe to the T – and I do that. But, when making risotto, I tend to hop along happily, improvising, tasting, adapting and … enjoying.

 

So, here is my secret recipe:

Grace

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Thursday, 26 June 2014 14:01

Mark Yaconelli says: Like an orphan, our prayer often waits to be noticed and held within our anger, our depression, our loneliness, and unmet longing. These broken places within us are irresistible to God, Why not place your hand over your heart and ask, “Heart, what is your prayer?” Then, without judgement, listen.

 

Lizette

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Sunday, 20 April 2014 08:00

Zettie – we share a few very special experiences, one of the nice ones an adventure in Crete. What fun to be wife and mum on top of being an accomplished professional woman and an inspiring friend for many.

Elréza

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Wednesday, 19 March 2014 20:59

I am privileged to have a funky kick-boxing, song-writing, science teaching young friend who inspires me to question my own motives and to live life fully. 

Feast with new potatoes

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Monday, 17 February 2014 20:40

What a privilege to dig up new potatoes from our own garden! (Not me, but my very able husband who loves gardening.)

 

So I had to whip up a lovely Sunday lunch – to be enjoyed outside with the patio heater making up for the winter sun not being able to give the necessary warmth.

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