“A sunset, please.” “Any particular reason why?” I ask. “Every time I see one it feels like God is saying ‘Goodnight’.” Searching for sunsets I came across images from all the places we have lived during our travels. He chose the Raglan sunset…west coast of New Zealand not far from his birth place. You can take a […]
Funny how we get anxious about things when there is no need at all, isn’t it? But I was anxious. Concerned that he might not like it. I really wanted him to like it…to get a lot of pleasure out of it. It had been done just for him. If you are allowed favourite uncles, then […]
The tall young man who just went through pain and swelling of face to get rid of wisdom teeth, once had just one tooth. Memories are so precious. 19 years of loving and the memory forgets the details of yesteryear. Grateful for photos that remind and tell us again of good things already past.
Sitting in the reception area waiting for wisdom teeth extractions. How much fun is that?! He turns to me and says “I love you, Mum.” “Thanks for doing this with me”. And my mummy-heart just melted right there all over that tall lanky son who is already a man. Grateful for this opportunity to do […]
Well, actually, it was a diamond rather than a pearl. But it definitely had a great price to me and I was identifying with that woman in Matthew 13 who was distraught and hunting high and low for her pearl. Those kids of ours had all joined together to give me a beautiful pair of diamond […]
‘Brilliant’ is the only word to describe it! A weekend using friend’s holiday home at Papamoa Beach with all five kids joining us. Perfect blue skies Laughing and telling stories Food, shopping… and great surf! Watching all the kids out further in the water enjoying each other’s company, my Darling Dearest and I exchanged that happy parental […]