Keeping your head above water…

One day we wake up to find ourselves in the water without a lifeboat or buoy, nothing to help us float, we’re stuck with no way towards the land. We slowly start treading the water, at first its easy, our legs keep us going, our arms move slowly in the water.  We stay a float, our heads are in the fresh air and things seem … Continue reading Keeping your head above water…

Thought of the day on friendship and love..

Remember you are never alone.  There are always going to be those people who love you… just because of you.  Don’t take to heart those who don’t understand who you really are, or those who seek to dampen your spirit.  Feel the embrace and love of your friends.  Keep your focus.  One step at a time.  You are loved.  Many here call you friend…. Continue reading Thought of the day on friendship and love..

Rainbow Spotting

Do you remember as a kid looking out the window or into the sky in search of a rainbow? Don’t know about you but I absolutely loved rainbows and would get so excited when I spotted one.  As the rains came down I’d often just sit by the window and look out, waiting, hoping, wishing for that break in the cloud, those few rays of … Continue reading Rainbow Spotting

If you were stranded on a deserted island…?

A little while ago I read Hayden’s Women Need Protecting (incredible) and  then today it cropped up again in Joy’s post Safety tips for children (equally incredible) and it all got me to thinking.  Sometimes we take our personal safety for granted, we take the safety of our kids for granted.  Perhaps we take our lives for granted. They say that living in Africa you … Continue reading If you were stranded on a deserted island…?

You are beautiful, do you know that?

Sometimes we all get insecure, sometimes we don’t think we are as beautiful as we truly are. This song is my pick-me-up, may it be yours (mmhm hmmm) (ohh yeah) (mmaa ahhh) Everyday is so wonderful, then suddenly,its hard to breath Now and then I get insecure, from all the pain I’m so ashamed I am beautiful no matter what they say Words can’t bring … Continue reading You are beautiful, do you know that?

It’s just not that big of a deal

I want to laugh some times when people utter those words, a laugh filled with  admiration and love and then I want to open up my arms and just hug them.  I’m talking big hugs here people, bear hugs! Some choices in our life are pretty easy to make. What to have for dinner, should your loo rolls have teddy’s on or imprints of Winnie … Continue reading It’s just not that big of a deal