When the Waves Rock your Boat.

Just as Burma’s coastline appeared on the horizon, a strong wind came up. Grey storm clouds filled the sky and waves rocked our boat dangerously from side to side. One of the skippers started scooping out water vigorously. I sat with a two-year-old on my lap, trying to tighten the safety vests with mostly broken […]

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#imstaying too

Recently I’ve seen a lot of posts with the #imstaying in my feed. Some friends even invited me to join the Facebook group created for South Africans to share positive stories and their reasons for ‘staying’ – knowing perfectly well that I’ve lived in four other countries since 2012. Perhaps they knew I’d love reading […]

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The Two Sides of a Door

About two weeks after my brother’s funeral I was on the phone with my mom.  She said I’d never guess who were their first visitors after everyone heard the news. The moment she mentioned their names I knew not only who they were, but what their presence meant.  They understood what we all, and especially […]

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Back to Basics – Journey Update

Back to Basics - Update ... Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.

At the beginning of 2018 I set out on a journey to ‘go back to basics‘. This journey was mostly inspired by the words of a friend who said, ”If only Christians could get the basics right, the world would be a different place.” Combined with feeling overwhelmed in other areas of my life. I […]

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