Dilemmas. Cross roads. T-junctions. Dead ends. It really doesn't matter how it appears to be disguised. My emotions freely ride the rollercoaster desperately seeking some peace, some certainty. 'It doesn't rain, it pours', they say. And so here I find myself even struggling to write about my deepest battles. My hubby's and mine. Facing life's … Continue reading Where to from here?
There are many ways of doing things and so many voices out there telling us what we should and should not be doing. What we need is to figure out what works for us on an individual basis, as no one is the same and everyone is motivated by many different things. So on the … Continue reading How to remain sane during lock down and beyond
It's definitely time to lighten things up a little. This week I thought I would share what I've been up to during the country wide lock down. But before I introduce my list, I do need to be truly honest here, as my hubby has been the real hero with all the household chores. He … Continue reading Highlights of lock-down
We've all heard it before: The eyes are the window to the soul. Eyes don't just look around and see (Focus 2020). They welcome in light and darkness. They express emotion. They influence. They interpret. They facilitate understanding. They 'shout what the lips fear to say' (William Henry). They are the hotline, the Do Not … Continue reading Clean your windows
My sister suggested that I should write about all the different types of metaphorical boats we find ourselves in during this Covid19 pandemic. After giving this much thought, I realised it would be so much more effective coming from the person who wanted to voice her opinion. So here are my sister's thoughts: They say … Continue reading We gonna need a bigger boat
It is all consuming. It does not relent. It burns like a wild bush fire. Unable to be quenched. Roaring with life. Fueled by adrenaline. A silent killer. I have to admit that I have had some moments where this internal fire is ignited and there is just no way of putting it out. I … Continue reading Murder from the heart
Sometimes I find getting back to basics, so simple and so refreshing, allowing flexibility and time with which to focus on those important things that have been lost, or downgraded in priority, during the busyness of our lives. And so here I find myself heading into the third week lock down, reading about the temptation … Continue reading An act of kindness beyond what is due…