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Please may I have an ‘onion’

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At least that is what I heard. And at the time, my 2 year old was snotty and feeling under the weather and I thought ‘wow, he knows that chewing on an onion is good for him.’ I put it down to my mother having taught him, being an avid believer .

The parable of the talents

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My eldest baby spoke about this today. The parable of the talents. Which surprised me because I didn’t know that she knew the story. I am amazed daily by all that she knows. Truly amazed. I shouldn’t be, but I am. I guess I am amazed because the .

The Bonsai Tree

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It arrived in the afternoon and Tafi thought it was a joke. She laughed when she saw it, and asked ‘why would anyone buy you a tree. It’s so small.’ ‘Your dad bought it for me.’ I had replied in amusement. ‘Why?’ She asked again. ‘What are you .

My trip to Home Affairs 

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I don’t know about other countries, but for South Africa, you hear all manner of horror stories about waiting lines and what not. My trip was unfortunately a week or so before elections so the number 1 priority was ID’s for citizens, which I am .

Childbirth Deaths

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On the news one afternoon on my way from work I heard about the youngest ebola survivor. Her mother had ebola and had died during childbirth. It saddened deeply. It was late 2018. Now in 2019 we still have women dying during childbirth. A .

6000 Bible Promises

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  I was listening to a sermon by Rick Warren when my kids (aged 5 year old and 21 month old then) walked in. I was enjoying the sermon which was talking about God’s timing so much and I didn’t feel like pausing it for later so I let it play .

From the heart

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I don’t even know what to call this post. No, it is not a rant :-). An observation more like.   You see, I love writing. In my way, my own quirky, most probably unstructured way. But I have not been writing as often as I would like. I .

New Baby Essentials

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One of my sister’s best friends is having a baby soon. Yay! So my sister asked me for a list of absolute essentials. This is tricky because for your first child, one always wants to get everything. I mean, everything looks so cute. And it .

Look, Jesus

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Christmas is a time of giving. I will not attempt to go into details about how it started, but some People believe it is the day Jesus Christ was born. Most know it is not, but celebrate it anyway as everyone is usually in such a jovial mood. To .

Grieving for Granny

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My great aunt died in 2013. My heart broke in so many pieces. I was so angry at her for dying (fellow Christians, do not judge or lecture). I do not want a lecture on the state of the dead. I had wanted her to live. Having moved to another .