The WordPress Daily Prompt has disappeared and some of us are mystified. Why has WordPress withdrawn support for Writers and Bloggers on the WordPress platform to quickly reach and read and encourage one another's work? This seems ludicrous, especially when one pays a Premium fee to host a website and does what one does with … Continue reading Why Has WordPress Withdrawn Support?
It is not every day that you meet a fox. It is not every day that one is adorned with the silk tie belonging to JT Foxx either. I am honoured to have met JT, to have been 'crowned' with his elegant tie, standing alongside a maestro with anticipation of great things to come, and … Continue reading Meeting JT Foxx For the First Time
Taking a moment to honour my mother. This is the woman who gave birth to me in South Africa, two weeks before Christmas, two months before her twentieth birthday, the parent I grew up with in Africa, before she returned to live in the UK when I was 21. I had 'left' home for practical … Continue reading A Tribute To My Mother
Have you ever held a book in your hands which you felt was truly special and worth sharing with others? Earlier this year I bought the book "The Power of Positive Thinking" by Norman Vincent Peale. I felt that I might have read this book many years ago and, indeed, may have it in … Continue reading Finding the Power to Solve Personal Problems
The following brief piece was written in response to a flood of challenging and heartbreaking news, pouring in and being spread abroad by our general worldwide media. * What we focus on, we get more of. Stop focusing on guns and watching violent films, and the appetite to make and supply them will … Continue reading What We Focus On
Forgive To Be Free When I was a teenager, after my first stepfather died, tragically, I remember discovering deep inside me a thought that the deeper the pain, the more the capacity for love / happiness / joy ... as if the pain was like a drill, making space to fill the void … Continue reading Forgive To Be Free
The thing that you work and fight the hardest for, is the thing that will bring greatest satisfaction, and be appreciated the most, when breakthrough comes. Nothing truly worth having ever came easily, at least not without great moves of the ground beneath first ... Grace is what gets us there ... "full measure, … Continue reading What We Work And Fight For
Last week, preparing to travel to Edinburgh in the snow, one of my children said to me "Mummy, you are beautiful, and you are brave". I was overwhelmed with an emotion I do not know how to express. I only share this because, if life isn't tough at times, we don't grow. If life … Continue reading Beam On
If you have been taken through more life challenges than most, have faced higher mountains, and crawled through deeper valleys, it might be because you are being taught to be a Teacher ...
When you can't do any more in your own strength, you just throw the whole lot up in the air and say "God, YOU do it!", then settle back and have a hot chocolate ... Only problem is, when you open your eyes again, the piles are still there ... and then you pick up … Continue reading A Little Note Of Encouragement