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.”

Memories of our wedding…

Be completely humble and gentle, be patient,⁸ bearing with one another in love. Ephesians 4:2 It makes me shudder to write what I got done in the week before our wedding. My parents arrived the day before my graduation weekend to get ready for our wedding the following weekend. I graduated from my primary teachingContinue reading “Memories of our wedding…”

A memory of a critical time for my sister.

Rejoice always, pray continually , give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-18 This post links with my post Memories of underlying sadness Before I say that I walked up the aisle in the dress Mum made me for my wedding day, I needContinue reading “A memory of a critical time for my sister.”

Memories of a dress and a box of letters.

For God so loved us that He gave us Jesus so we could love to live /live to love. Sandy and John 3:16 (For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have eternal life.) I have precious memories of falling inContinue reading “Memories of a dress and a box of letters.”

Camping in the Vumba continued.

God is richly deep in wisdom and knowledge and how He judges we can’t find out. We don’t know the mind of God and we haven’t given Him council. …(Sandy’s understanding) ” For of Him, and through Him, and to Him, are all things: to whom be glory for ever . Amen.” Romans 11: 33,34.Continue reading “Camping in the Vumba continued.”

Memories of travelling by steam train.

“You will walk( travel) safely and you will not stumble.(encounter danger). When you lie down you will not be afraid and your sleep will be sweet.”( still lovely) Proverbs 3 : 23,24 It is easy to remember our next trip as it was a treat to leave Johannesburg with all its family tensions and spendContinue reading “Memories of travelling by steam train.”

Continuation of being invited to tea and remembering a visit…

Be still and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth. Psalm 46:10 Both of us were standing on the balcony with our hands on the smooth iron rail above the elaborate ballastrade.  Would we have noticed if an army of Matabele ants hadContinue reading “Continuation of being invited to tea and remembering a visit…”