Remembering the birth of our first child.

And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul. Genesis 2 : 7 Giving birth is like travelling in a foreign country with a sat nav on. Sometimes the turns either come up too fast or thereContinue reading “Remembering the birth of our first child.”

Como and the Gotthard tunnel

Don’t be worried/anxious. Believe in God. Believe in me . ( Jesus) My Father’s house has many exceptional homes. I must go away to prepare these and then when I come again I will take you to be with me so we can be together forever. (Sandy’s understanding.) John 14 : 1-3 Arriving in ComoContinue reading “Como and the Gotthard tunnel”

Remembering the visit of my sister and her husband.

I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ for it is the power of God giving salvation to everyone that believes. Romans 1:16 (Sandy’s understanding) When remembering that time this is what comes to mind: borrowing Dad’s Datsun estate car, pitching our A-framed tent in some unique places ,losing my wedding ring, the cableContinue reading “Remembering the visit of my sister and her husband.”

Remembering the first visit from Mum and Dad.

Respect your Mother and Father. Exodus 20 : 12 Mum and Dad had more resources once their two daughters had left home. (They were in Rhodesia with Shelly in South Africa and me in England.) I can’t remember exactly how long they were with us but we did cram in as much as possible. IContinue reading “Remembering the first visit from Mum and Dad.”

Remembering my early years of teaching.

If we find comfort in Jesus and His love then let us have joy and a humble attitude with each other. Looking after each others reputations. ( All Sandy’s understanding) Philippians 2:1-4 I was working with experienced teachers mostly university graduates and teacher trained in Britain. It could work to my advantage that I wasContinue reading “Remembering my early years of teaching.”

Remembering our early years of marriage

Let all that you do be done in Love. 1 Corinthians 16:14 There was Roy’s work, our home life and social life. Roy was working in Windsor with a small team in a big room filled with one computer. This computer dominated their lives. They, the team, soon discovered that Roy was willing and ableContinue reading “Remembering our early years of marriage”

Remembering Mum’s new work and mine.

Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in Him ; and He shall bring it to pass. Psalm 37: 5 After Shelly got married and I returned to England Mum wanted something more to do. She loved children and whether through, recommendations or interviews, she became Matron of the children’s home in Bulawayo. MumContinue reading “Remembering Mum’s new work and mine.”

Brisighella in the foothills of Apennines.

Jesus said: “My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.” John 17: 15 The village of Brisighella is considered among the most beautiful medieval villages in Italy. It is situated in the foothills of the Apennines. The village had visitors from Bologna.Continue reading “Brisighella in the foothills of Apennines.”

Remembering our first home and the opportunity to teach.

The mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace. Romans 8:6 (Each week I try to remember something from my past on the whole it is chronological and in my menu as memories) During Margaret Thatcher’s time as PM she gave all council tenants the opportunity to buy the properties they were in forContinue reading “Remembering our first home and the opportunity to teach.”

Remembering my return to my sister’s wedding…

Above all, clothe yourself with love, which binds us all together in perfect harmony. Colossians 3:14 We were still living at Wraysbury in Remenham house. It was March and I had been away from Africa for three months. This was when I travelled alone back to Johannesberg to be my sister’s Matron of honour. Shelly’sContinue reading “Remembering my return to my sister’s wedding…”

My first memories of being with my in-laws.

When we receive Christ by believing in His name. He gives us power to become the children of God… He does this by His will. John 1: 12,13 ( Sandy’s understanding) Arriving in the dark, an unknown world to me, cold but /and….? We step out of the plane at Heathrow and onto the undergroundContinue reading “My first memories of being with my in-laws.”