Decisions we have to make…

Decisions we have to make… Sometimes there are decisions you would rather not have to make, things you don’t want to have to do… But, it will sometimes come to it…. And then the best thing is to do what you need to do. Hands up who loves to avoid these situations!!! My hand used to be up a LOT more than it is these days, but by now I have learnt a lot of lessons that have taught me that avoiding isnt always the best thing to do. Avoiding prolongs the pain, delays the resolution, entangles people’s hearts and minds, makes the imagination go wild and can presume all manner of things that aren’t really true. More often than not these days I face things, sooner rather than later…  I know that the pain of going through it now is better than living with pain for a long time,…

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Knock knock Knocking on Heavens Door

I love the verse in the bible that talks about asking, seeking and knocking =) It’s just like my mum, along with a lot of yours, used to say… “If you don’t ask you don’t receive.”     Luke 11:9 So I say to you, Ask and keep on asking and it shall be given you; seek and keep on seeking and you shall find; knock and keep on knocking and the door shall be opened to you.   I think this is such a simple truth, and it makes so much difference… To ask or not to ask that is the question! I was thinking how some people are not comfortable asking simple questions of others. I sure can understand it, and I never liked having to do it much myself when I was younger but as I have grown up I have learnt some valuable lessons about this. I think…

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LIGHT FOR LIFE – OCTOBER 2011 – Lessons Learnt in Battles

It seems that we learn lessons when we least expect them but always when we need them the most, and, the true “gift” in these lessons always lies in the learning process  itself. ~Cathy Lee Crosby~ Although a lot can be learned from adversity, most of the same lessons can be learned through laughter and joy. ~Peter McWilliams~ It had been a very hard day. I have learnt so much of how to handle certain things that I encounter but I definitely have a ways to go on that. I am beginning to see that during every battle we face and each time we face similar battles there will be parts of it that will be very familiar to us and these are the parts that you can learn to conquer, and this is part of what I experienced today. That part is the part that is quite exhilarating as…

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