My Thoughts

30 Jan 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 […]
19 Jan 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 […]
7 Jan 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 […]
31 Dec 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 […]
6 Jun 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 […]
11 May 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. […]
20 Apr 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 […]
14 Apr 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 […]
31 Mar 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 […]
24 Mar 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, […]
18 Mar 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 […]
14 Mar 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 […]
11 Mar 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 […]
8 Mar 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 […]
4 Mar 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, […]
27 Feb 2016

The Fourth ‘R’

I must apologise for missing last week’s Friday frolic. All good intentions went overboard when my house took a very close lightning strike the previous night, […]
24 Feb 2016

Sex Rears its Ugly Head

I was fortunate enough to be invited to be part of a counselling team going to Mozambique this past weekend, to minister to some inner city […]
15 Feb 2016

Watch Your Words

About fourteen months before I made the move to Mozambique I had a revelation about my situation after another no-win altercation with my spouse. In a […]
12 Feb 2016

I Don’t Want These Suckers!

One of my loves is gardening, and I am delighted to be in a home with a well-established garden. Those who came before me did a […]
8 Feb 2016

Let’s Talk About Ugly

When other children came to play, or I went to their houses, I was unsure of myself. They all seemed so different, so secure.
5 Feb 2016

So What Did You Do?

My trip to Cape Town has flown by and I was welcomed home with a thunder storm that brought a small measure of relief to the […]
2 Feb 2016

A Sabbath Rest

I woke up that first morning at the beach feeling lighter than I had for many years. It was a glorious day and I couldn’t wait […]