I’ve been in Africa now for a year and it has been a learning curve to say the least! I came here in December 2012 and have literally had to build my life from scratch out here. Ghana to be precise. I had to find a place to live, find a job, build a marriage, etc. What a… Continue reading Get the wine out!
Meet Sue-ellen. This 36 year old, Essex born mother of three, gets up from her king size divan every morning and gives her husband and kids a kiss before driving off to work in her black Audi TT. Suited in the latest jacket from D&G, coupled with her Prada bag and Jimmy Choo shoes she tunes into Capital FM before speeding off. She sings, “I’m every woman” to herself whilst planning the tasks she… Continue reading Why I rate the Atheist…
“I will see you on Sunday, God willing”. This is a sentence that I remember my Grandma saying when I was a child. Sometimes I would think, why wouldn’t He want us to see our Grandma? Only later on as I started to know God for myself did I start to understand what that sentence means. Do we really understand… Continue reading Gods will be done?
Yep, I said it! But believe me, I know what you are thinking when you read that title because I felt it too when I heard it for myself not so long ago! It’s a bitter pill to swallow, in fact a downright painful slap to the face but also a necessary truth. It’s the first… Continue reading God doesn’t understand!
Don’t get me wrong. My wedding day was a dream come true. I dreamed of it for years. I sacrificed for it. I worked for it and as I looked into my husband’s eyes and promised to love and respect him for the rest of my life I thought I would burst for joy. We were… Continue reading Marriage-It’s Not All That!
Imagine you’re taking a stroll in your favourite park. It’s a lovely summer’s day (yes it finally arrived, even in the UK!) and the heat is perfectly complimented by a cooling breeze that caresses your face and shoulders. You take shade underneath a tree that seems to be straight out of a famous oil painting and get ready… Continue reading Pigeons!
As of 29 April 2010, the human population of the world was estimated by the United States Census Bureau to be 6,817,700,000. Annual births have levelled at about 134 million per year since their peak at 163 million in the late 1990s. Have you ever stopped to consider that among all these billions, not one person is (or was) exactly… Continue reading There’s Only One
“For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there will be disorder and every vile practice...”James 3:16 ESV I started writing this article whilst in West Africa. I recently spent 6 weeks in Ghana and Togo and aside from having the most wonderful experience I was also able to get an insight into the culture, lifestyle and mentality of many West African inhabitants. Let… Continue reading Death of the Provider
If I heard that he was seriously injured, I would have said that it was the justice of God. I didn’t have the guts to do to him what I thought he deserved, but to hear his name brought bile so bitter to my mouth that I could not describe and to see him appear… Continue reading Forgiveness- The Real Deal
In the animal kingdom, a lemming is a rodent known for periodic mass migrations that occasionally end in drowning. It has become part of modern day terminology for ‘following the crowd’. An online dictionary’s definition for a lemming is “the act of following the crowd into an investment that will inevitably head for disaster. Why am I… Continue reading Lemming or Loner?