Life Lessons

The Dark Room

"Destiny is not an instant click and upload" (Christine Caine) Back in the day (and I might add, days I was a part of!), before photos could be taken and instantly circulated around the world, developing photos was a careful and detailed process. Photos were treasured and even shot with care as each film was restricted… Continue reading The Dark Room

Life Lessons

Side Roads and Detours

Last night on the way to a work function, I travelled across several suburbs to reach the main motorway that would take me to the venue. I opted for a route of side roads and back roads. I kept off the main roads to miss peak hour traffic and get to my destination by the… Continue reading Side Roads and Detours

Dreams & Destiny


PURPOSE:- The reason for which something exists or is done, made, used We move from Esther’s preparation and jump past her being made Queen, to Esther summoning the courage to appear unsummoned before the King. She has one question in mind  – how to save her people. Purpose is what drives you. Purpose is what gave… Continue reading Purposed

Dreams & Destiny


POSITION:- condition with reference to place; location; situation. Status or standing God has placed you here in this time - in your country, community, in your family and in your workplace. It is no accident that you are where you are. God has a plan for you! He has appointed the very places you shall live - "From one man… Continue reading Positioned

Dreams & Destiny


PREPARATION:- To put in proper condition or readiness. Waiting “I will prepare and some day my chance will come.” (Abraham Lincoln) If we want to live a life of significance, we need to understand that it won’t happen by accident. We must be intentional about the choices we make in relation to our dreams. We… Continue reading Prepared

Dreams & Destiny · Life Lessons


Above my kitchen sink sit 3 little tubs with bean plants sprouting out of them. Lovingly planted by my sons and now (lovingly?) watered and cared for by me. Despite the smallness of the tub they are planted in, they are growing. These seeds have been given the opportunity of becoming more than a seed. Planting these… Continue reading Planted

Life Lessons · Parenting

The Dentist’s Chair

Today I took my 6 year old son to the dentist. As we walked towards the clinic, a little hand slipped into mine and a voice whispered "I am scared". I reassured my little chap and squeezed his hand in encouragement. I told him to be brave and in we went. He chatted happily to the Dentist about… Continue reading The Dentist’s Chair

Dreams & Destiny · Hearing from God · Life Lessons

Monkey Mind

It would be fair to say that sometimes my mind could be described as a monkey mind - a mind that jumps from thought to thought like a monkey jumps from tree to tree. Random and varied thoughts! It's like aerobics are taking place in my head. I'm thinking about what is going on at work, what groceries I need,… Continue reading Monkey Mind

Life Lessons


  Serendipity - it would have to be one of my favourite words. (The movie is great too!) The word to me inspires lightness, goodness and life. The meaning of the word is "an aptitude for making desirable / fortunate discoveries by accident, or finding something good without looking for it."  And to me, in my life,… Continue reading Serendipity