Dear family, I was once again reminded of how blessed we are to have a long summer break with our family and relatives. I thought I would share some precious moments of our holidays! If you'd like, send some of your own. We would love to share them with you! All the best of the … Continue reading Sharing some Family Moments
As I lie in bed listening to the crickets and the warm summer breeze, I feel like a small girl who has just got a lollipop! I seriously have this grin on my face and a heart which is filled with gratitude. Over the past two years I have started to pray for my family. … Continue reading What are you thankful for in 2018?
Today we had our first real rain for the summer in South Africa. My son had a cricket game about 100 km away and just as we got there the first drops started to fall. All the way back we went and without complaints. The big white blanket of clouds covering the earth soothed our … Continue reading First Rains
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
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?
This is a question that has been asked by me, by others to me and to others many times. Why does it feel as if all Christians are broken? Why does it feel that many people who find God are struggling? Why are Christians always facing problems? This can cause many people to move away … Continue reading Why does it sometimes feel as if all Christians are broken?
It's been a long time since I have written anything. It feels like I have been on a train not knowing my own destination. Unable to get off at any train stop. Waiting to see if the next stop is more fitting perhaps? My thoughts kept inside for so long, bottled up like French … Continue reading Seasons
In the end it's not about what we've accomplished, accumulated or created. It's about how much we've lived! How many times we laughed and cried and the memories we created! If you are not doing something which inspires you to inspire and thugs at your thoughts when you lie in bed... are you truly living? … Continue reading How long will you wait?
In your company What makes you so powerful? Your smell evokes me Your touch makes me linger for more You make me laugh I can't wait to hear more from you Your words are everlasting You take me to places I never even knew exist You touch my heart and make me feel emotions deeper … Continue reading In your company – Poetry