Tag Archives: Attitude of gratitude

Quiet Sunday

This is going to be a very short blog. There’s not too much to tell! This morning we woke quite early. I made coffee and we made the 8am church service. Afterwards, we met Julian and David for breakfast at … Continue reading

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One Place I Want To Live

I said to Stacey today when I was on the phone to her that I feel at times that our lives are in a bit of a state of flux. With the road being built around us – behind us … Continue reading

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Things I Take For Granted

Watching Long Lost Family has left a lasting impression on me. One of the other things I take for granted by not being adopted and knowing my parents is I know their handwriting. My Mom’s…. My Mom wrote her capital … Continue reading

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A Matter of Attitude and Gratitude

I love to observe people and especially married couples. It’s always interesting to see how they interact and treat each other. I’ve written before about how I love to watch House Hunters International and see how couples need to compromise. … Continue reading

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Don’t Be The One To Complain

Don’t be the one to complain. That was what Mike said to me the other day. We have joined the other neighbours and complained to the authorities about the endless dust from the building site behind us and Mike is … Continue reading

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A Lightbulb Moment

I had a lightbulb moment the other day. At our Friday ladies Bible study there are a few questions that are asked after the study (which is entitled Follow by Andy Stanley). One of the questions was something like “has … Continue reading

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Trying To Catch The Spectacular Moments

This morning I zipped into Cape Town for this city’s interviews. I left home at just before 5-30am and with very little traffic Ou Kaapse Weg was a breeze. What struck me was the fantastic view from the top. I’ve … Continue reading

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This is Powerful

Yesterday as I paged through my iblog posts, I discovered this. Too good not to put out there again. Thank You Author: TD Jakes Dear God: I want to thank you for what you have already done. I am not … Continue reading

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This Is Where Contentment Begins

My job is to recruit people to go and teach in the Middle and Far East. They want to leave South Africa in search of a better job, more money, opportunities to travel and a different lifestyle. Yet, after they arrive … Continue reading

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Wise Advice from Nic Vujicic

This morning I read an article about Nic Vujicic, the Australian who was born with no arms and no legs. It was excellent and can be read in its entirety here. He certainly has a zest for life and is … Continue reading

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If You Want To Feel Rich…

This is a cool reminder… If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can’t buy. I have a happy marriage. I have family who love me.  I have friends. I have a job. I … Continue reading

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When The Dog Catches The Bus

There’s this old saying that goes something like this, “it’s like the dog chasing the bus, but what he is going to do when he catches it?” Danziger the cartoonist, aptly illustrates it…. For me that phrase or illustration has … Continue reading

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Yesterday

Yesterday I had a heart filled with gratitude. This week I’m going to interviews which are exhausting. I don’t do the interviews. I meet and greet teachers who have applied to teach overseas and they arrive at a hotel for … Continue reading

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Backwards and Forwards

That has been the motion of today – backwards and forwards! We are rebuilding our working lives one card at a time! It was off to the traffic department first thing this morning to get temporary driver’s licences and apply … Continue reading

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Paid to be Happy

When I was on air as a radio host, something very interesting happened. I would go on air and always be happy. That was my job. In some ways I was paid to be happy. Let me just qualify, for … Continue reading

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