Crouching Tiger, Hidden Wisdom

  I grew up loving old, cheesy and unrealistic Kung-Fu movies. My brother and I would stay up late and be burst with excitement as watched the action unfold. They were so…

Haste makes waste

There are many things that my Father taught me over the years. One of the things that amazes me is the number of sayings or quotes that he said that I am…

Bubbled Up

“Words of wisdom are like a fresh flowing brook – Like deep waters that spring forth from within, Bubbling up inside the one with understanding.”   I have been stirred by Proverbs…

Forge on

“In the same way that gold and silver are refined by fire,    the Lord purifies your heart by the tests and trials of life.”   Driving back from a normal evenings’ band…

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…

  Researchers say that we make an average of 35000 decisions every day! No wonder we can suffer from decision fatigue. The vast majority of those decisions are subconscious, but everyday we…

Crosswords

I have an embarrassing, well kept (I think) secret….. I buy the You magazine. There – it’s out! Not every week, not even every month but I buy it. I hide it…

Pooverbs

“The only clean stable is an empty stable”   Oh how I wish that wasn’t true. If only life was clean, and tidy, and manageable. If only the church was easy, tidy,…

Walking with the wise

Vs 20 “He who walks with wise men will be wise” (NKJ) “If you want to grow in wisdom, spend time with the wise,” (TPT)   Remember – a proverb is a…

A different kind of “Pride”

“When the lovers of God teach you truth, a fountain of life opens up within you, and their wise instruction will deliver you from the ways of death.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭13:14‬ ‭TPT‬‬ “If…

Champions and Kings

As I was preparing for the annual ladies event I was getting into my usual state of panic about how to inspire, breathe courage and life into the women when Craig burst…

Lips & Life

Nobody likes a funeral. In my life, I’ve been to more than I’d care to remember; and done many of them too – my first was my grandfathers! One of the toughest…

Loudspeakers

  Are the words you speak a fountain of life or a loudspeaker for slander? How can I apply the wisdom of speaking righteous, life giving words in these areas today: to…

Meat and Flame Enthusiasts

  The title of today is stolen from an upmarket restaurant found in the Johannesburg suburb of Rosebank – MARBLE.   The best birthday gift Craig received this year was a voucher…

Battlefronts

I empower kings to reign and rulers to make laws that are just. I empower princes to rise and take dominion, and generous ones to govern the earth. Proverbs 8:15-16 TPT There…

Looking out the window

As I read verse 6, a song started in my head…   There she was just a-walkin’ down the street, singin’ “Do wah diddy diddy dum diddy do” Snappin’ her fingers and…

Ants and Elephant Seals

Elephant seals spend most of their lives sleeping. Science News magazine reports that “occasionally, a seal will use its small front flipper to scratch itself or flip sun-shielding sand on its body.” Otherwise…

Blah blah blah…

How many times have we tuned a voice out? The mouth is moving but the words are those we have heard over and over ……and over again! (eye-roll) The tragedy of this…

Sidetracked

A number of years ago Andy and I were ministering in the central American country of Nicaragua, before the days of Google maps on smart phones. We had hired a car and…

Achilles heel

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding; think about Him in all your ways, and He will guide you on the right paths.,…

Old Faithful

One of the bizarre things I discovered when visiting Yellowstone National Park in the USA recently were the many Geysers we came across! The Americans pronounce the word geyser, guy-zer  (A geyser…

Come discover with us

Don’t you know that I’m ready to pour out my spirit of wisdom upon you and bring to you the revelation of my words that will make your heart wise? Prov 1:23b (TPT) Recently on…