My Thoughts

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 April 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 April 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 March 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 March 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 March 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 March 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 March 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 March 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 March 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 February 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 February 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 February 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 February 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 February 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 February 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 February 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 […]
29 January 2016

Delicate Blooms in a Rugged Land

Little late getting words on the page today. That’s because I’m in Johannesburg, and tomorrow I’ll be in Cape Town ready to celebrate a very important […]
25 January 2016

Where it Began

The realisation that I must have been sexually molested when I was very young came to me late in life. Like so many people who are […]
22 January 2016

Six Hippo Weeks

I never finished telling about my Kruger Walk, for which I apologise unreservedly. I do intend to write that last episode, but fore that I need […]
18 January 2016

The Start of the Journey

Nearly four years ago I hit the wall. I was an absolute mess having spent most of my cognitive years trying to please those around me, […]
18 January 2016

Welcome to 2016

A belated welcome to 2016! It’s a new year and one about which I feel really positive. I know the outlook is gloomy, the economies of […]