The tough times are the winter of our lives.
I was waiting for GG to drive the car out of the garage so I could hop in the other day, and I noticed the vine on our neighbours wall. I’d taken a photo of this vine and shared it previously on Facebook when the leaves were a mix of beautiful autumn colours. Now, […]
Adoption week 2014
It is National Adoption week here in Australia. How do you explain to someone who isn’t adopted, what it’s like to be adopted? I’m not sure you can. You have family, but you don’t have family. You fit in but you don’t. There is always the feeling that you’re different. There is no family resemblance, […]
I believe that many of us confuse forgiveness with acceptance. To me, they are two very different things. When we forgive someone we are NOT accepting a particular behaviour or attitude of theirs what we are instead doing is giving permission to love ourselves enough to move on and continue our own lives in a […]
On Thursday of last week I drove up to Port Macquarie to surprise mum for her birthday and take her out to lunch. Now, my mum and step-father are still very strict Seventh-Day Adventists (I was brought up one) and my mum deals with what I do by referring to it as “counselling”, which in […]