Glenda

December 19, 2017

It’s Christmas!

For most of my life I have downplayed the importance of Christmas for a variety of reasons, the main one being that my grandmother and my […]
September 22, 2017

God of Comfort

I have often found that people who claim the bible to be a collection of fables, a series of tall stories, or historical references that have […]
September 19, 2017

The Wedding on the Banks of River Khwai

I’m a tree. I’ve been a tree for a long time. I live on the banks of the Khwai River. It is a peaceful spot and […]
April 5, 2017

Have courage, Walk in Integrity

  Whenever the Lord starts giving me scriptures about trusting Him, it’s a sure-fire certainty that I am about to be tested in this area. The […]
February 13, 2017

Home Help or Hindrance

I read an account in our local paper a while back of a woman who had been robbed by the person she employed as domestic helper. […]
February 7, 2017

Clumsy, Thy Name is Glenda!

It all started before Christmas. I was on my way home from Nelspruit when I did something really stupid. On a previous trip, during winter, I […]
January 30, 2017

When there is no cake

I try and walk most mornings, weather and lungs permitting. A few months back, much against my better judgement, I allowed myself to be talked into […]
January 19, 2017

Poisonous Pens

There are many conflicting thoughts running around in my head today, so this blog may turn into three! Over the past week I have, among other […]
January 7, 2017

So Who is the Real Loser?

It’s four and a half hours since I awoke to a silent house, no hum of fridges, or water pumps, or daylight switches humming their warning […]
December 31, 2016

Goodbye 2016! Goodbye bigotry?

Goodbye 2016 I was watching a review of 2016 on eNCA that outlined instances of racism that made headline news in South Africa during 2016. This […]
October 13, 2016

The Morning Wind

The Morning Wind   An errant breeze ruffled curtains A glimpse of indigo sky The morning star proudly incandescent   There’s a whispering in the cane […]
June 6, 2016

Not Over Yet!

It really is ridiculous. I came back from a wonderful refreshing ten days in Mozambique, and then what happened? How did five weeks fly by, and […]
May 11, 2016

The Healed Place

Just when you possibly all thought I had disappeared for good, here I am, back again, after a wonderful break in my old haunt in Mozambique. […]
April 20, 2016

A Last Word on Idols

A large part of repentance is making right the wrong you have done. I think that at times this making good is so horrific that it […]
April 14, 2016

Those Insidious False Gods!

After that golden morning on the beach, when the Lord decided I had had enough cossetting and now needed to take the next step of my […]
March 31, 2016

The Truth Shall Set You Free

Through all the years of turmoil in my life I was quite confident that I trusted the Lord. I was a committed Christian who had read […]
March 24, 2016

The Real Meaning?

Words are living, with a creative power that can work for good or bad. God spoke the world into being. The Word of God is living, […]
March 18, 2016

The Revenge of the Ants

Thank heavens it’s Friday! It’s been a long while since I felt relieved to be at the end of a week, and hopefully at the end […]
March 14, 2016

Till death … or divorce

Last week I spoke about divorce, and how clear the word is with regard to re-marriage. I don’t for one minute think that God withdrew His […]
March 11, 2016

After the Rain

It’s truly a Friday for a frolic: the mountains are shining, washed green by the rain, puddles abound to the delight of the birds, the sun […]
March 8, 2016

For Better or For Worse

  So here I was at the beach, trying to make some sense of my life, why I had followed the path that I had, what […]
March 4, 2016

‘Twixt Dawn and Dusk

There was one of those straight white clouds across the sky this morning. It was crystal clear and made me think of the beach in Mozambique, […]