Quick Reference Guide

Often when I need to fill in a form, I have to go to 26 different places to retrieve the information that I need.  This drives me crazy!  Does it drive you crazy?  I have developed a way to make things easier in this regard.  I created a list that has all the information that … Continue reading Quick Reference Guide

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Meal planning – setting the foundation.

In this part of the series we will set the foundation for your meals. You can read about whether to go old school or new school here. Meal planning can be a tedious task involving many hours of work, but the result will be well worth it. So grab these few things, and let's do … Continue reading Meal planning – setting the foundation.

There’s an app for that… should you use it? Menu planning edition.

I'm forever searching for apps that help with meal planning, home organisation and cleaning schedules to increase my efficiency as a busy working mum. So I download them, just to uninstall them 6 months later because I did not use them! Is this you too? There are SO MANY, too many apps out there that … Continue reading There’s an app for that… should you use it? Menu planning edition.

Prodigal

As I left another day's work, I quickly snapped this photo. So beautiful, yet so tormented. A bit like every human being I've ever met. All fighting our own inner demons on some level. https://youtu.be/EI5jsa3D5xo I love this song for the hope it provides to people who (like me) once deviated from their path. I … Continue reading Prodigal

Please don’t tell me that starfish story again!

Thanks to the Scruffyvicar for this one, a good reminder of how our actions can have a ripple effect.

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I used like the Star-fish story, you probably know the one? It is of a man seeing another man on beach which is covered in starfish drying out and dying in the heat of the sun. The man is throwing starfish into the sea. The other man laughs at this fellow, and says to him “there are thousands of star fish you can’t make difference to them all!” To which the guy replied by picking up another starfish and threw it into the sea saying “well, it made a difference to that one!”

It is good to be reminded that everyday acts of kindness can be life-transforming-blessing to other people, that the way we live our lives does speaks volumes and our words can hold life/hope/salvation.

I think we often don’t realize the impact that we can make on the people we meet or the surrounding we are in.

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