This morning I had quite time for the first time in a while. I confess that I honestly felt guilty for not taking time out of my day to just spend some time with my father. Immediately I was reminded that God is love and Jesus never leaves one man behind. He died for me … Continue reading Today no matter what you did, know that God still loves you
Me again! Writing from the East of Pretoria where we are going on day eight living like campers in our own homes. 😉 We have just been informed that the new cables have once again been stolen. The power went on yesterday morning and off again yesterday afternoon only to go off again today. It … Continue reading Day eight surviving without electricity in the East of Ptretoria – Only in South Africa
I told you I will post an update on our power situation, so here it is. Last night around 03:00 our power went on!! Hooray! It was such an amazing feeling to turn on the lights and tele and found that it worked perfectly. No more candles, waiting for 30 minutes before having a cup … Continue reading At last – we have power again!
After the blow-up of the power station feeding electricity to our neighbourhood we have come to day six without having power. Here is what I have found essential for having no power for six days, and counting... You can go a few days without having a shower or washing your hair! Cooking hot water on … Continue reading Essential tips for surviving without power for six days and counting!
This just happened to the power station feeding power to our neighbourhood. The power has been off for the second day now and we were unsure of the cause. Looks like we've found it and might be stuck without electricity for a while here in Pretoria, South Africa. Gotta love a Third World Country! Please feel … Continue reading Any tips for having no power in mid winter?
For me living in the Southern Hemisphere July brings cold windy days, cups of warm hot chocolate, a long winters break and the start of our coldest month of the year. Five of my top things I love of July 1. Sitting in the dull winters morning sun 2. Weekend morning cuddles 3. Celebrating my … Continue reading What does July bring to your family this year?
We all speak the same language Either here or there Our sounds may differ Our thoughts the same Our feelings so alike Our bodies perfect copies Love in Paris is still love in Japan Peace in America is still a peace in Iran Hunger in Africa is still hunger in India We may sound indifferent … Continue reading Do different languages actually exist or were they created to stop us from unity?
The one thing all moms and kids look forward to - three weeks of no school, lunch boxes, homework, school uniforms, traffic, and getting up on cold winter mornings. Although we are thrilled about more time we begin to wonder what we will do with the kids for three cold weeks for fun and on … Continue reading The School Holidays are finally here – Fun Ideas to do at Home and on a budget!