We were talking about the progress she has made since she arrived in the country. What tended to happen was she would mention something and I would help her appreciate just how much more there was to the experience that helped to shape how she’s grown in those years. Sometimes it is in looking at […]Read More Perspective and Thanksgiving
I have no recollection the last time I was out for so long. It’s got to be years. Back in the day I would spend time away from blogging because I was moving home, or because I genuinely ran out of the rhythm and then spent a while away from blogging. That has been so […]Read More When You’re Down and Out … with Flu
It’s almost as though God knows I need reminders of grace all the time. Today is the birthday of the firstborn child God blessed us with. Deborah Christina turns 13 years old today. It’s a marvel, it’s a wonder, it’s miracle, it’s an exhibit of God’s grace. I don’t know how my Dad saw me […]Read More A Grace Exhibit – Deborah The Firstborn
Interestingly it took me a while to remember it was a new month, but when I was at work yesterday, I was baffled as to how things weren’t recognised as being in December. Odd. Yet here we are a brand new month and the final month of the year 2017. Ahhhhh this is the time […]Read More November Remembered: A Dryden Update
So the other day I celebrated my birthday. To be fair, it was the longest birthday of my life. Most birthdays I’ve had last for a day – which is kinda what the point is meant to be. On this occasion, though, it felt as though my birthday lasted an entire week. This was largely […]Read More He Is Forever Faithful
There is a saying in the culture that life begins at 40. My initial reaction to that was, obviously no one was paying attention to what had been going on in the previous 39 years. Getting over that reaction, I then moved on to consider the question: if that is the case, where do I […]Read More Now Where Do I Begin?
This Psalm right here is a great song to remember that you are not as self-reliant, independent, self-sufficient and all that which you like to believe from time to time. Indeed this Psalm right here blatantly acknowledges that bad though things might appear, not only could it be a lot worse but it would have […]Read More Psalm 124 – If It Had Not Been …