Author Archives: Not-so-perfect

Finding gems …

At some point in your life or maybe many points in your life you are going to have to just grit your teeth, suck it up, and stick to it in a difficult situation. One of our children was recently … Continue reading

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Infidelity, unfaithfulness, adultery …

These words come to mind again as the headlines in our newspapers, and in our online news services in Australia declare another fall from grace, and another couple goes through publicly what is an intensely private, searingly painful, shattering and … Continue reading

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A gift related question …

What was the one gift/thing/item you desperately wanted for Christmas (or your birthday), as a child, that you never received? Warning #1: what follows has a number of references to the 80s and 90s. Warning #2: there is nothing remotely … Continue reading

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Storms …

We all find ourselves in trials and tribulations from time to time and there are a few things that we need to learn to take away from them, or bring to them with us. If the truth be told, there … Continue reading

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Forgiveness at its finest …

Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, and pray for those who spitefully use you … Luke 6: 27 – 28 Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those … Continue reading

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Parenting is a tough gig …

It has been a while I know,  it’s not that I haven’t thought about writing; I have a collection of incomplete thoughts, scribblings and ramblings saved under a variety of different titles most of which involve the word “thoughts”. Today … Continue reading

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Matthew 5

Some days we can see that the world is falling apart around us. On these days when people are questioning the existence of God, we as His children, are often more acutely aware of His presence, because in these moments we … Continue reading

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Still here …

So you might have noticed that it’s been over a month, close to two months since I’ve written anything.  Facebook kindly told me that I needed to write something because it has been so long since you lovely people had … Continue reading

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This Easter … 

I spent some time drawing yesterday.  I first heard this quote about a year ago – it has flitted in and out of my mind since.  Yesterday it settled for a while.  There is much to be said, but for … Continue reading

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Post anniversary mail… 

So, we are home from our few days away. Now, I’m sure you have been waiting with baited breath, I’m writing now to assure you that the wait is over! The gift and card arrived. And both exceeded all expectations! … Continue reading

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