Obeying the ‘relationship’ early warning signs

Warning

“I don’t know what happened…he was fine before and as soon as we got married, he changed”. “In the early part of our relationship she was OK but as soon as we became more serious, she turned into a bunny-boiler”. “They are so possessive, I don’t have any room to breathe, they don’t want me … Read more

From com to site, the journey continues

FSAC_BLogo

Since my ‘News update post‘ we’ve had the completion of a few important elections world-wide. The election which ‘seemingly’ most of the world has been interested in, has been the US one. I stand by my tweet concerning that election and agree with most of what another Phil has to say on the matter. Making … Read more

Enemies of the Village – Relatives, frienemies and strangers with agendas

EnemiesOfTheVillage

IN CONTEXT Hopefully, you would have already read both ‘part 1’ and ‘part 2’ of the ‘It takes a village’ posts. Reading other posts, such as ‘It’s important to remember’ and ‘Love and colour’, are also relevant, as they give additional understanding for this real-life scenario, to be understood in the correct context. It’s obviously … Read more

Latest News

NewsUpdate

I hope you have been looking after yourself and keeping safe. It’s that time of the year again, yes, elections. Like most, I’ve grown weary of trying to participate by voting, in the hope of making a change. I love the guys and girls on Twitter but I’ve been taking some time out to focus … Read more

Blog update – JetPack and Subscribers

Update

Some technical changes have been made to the For Singles And Couples (FSAC) Blog, returning to JetPack in the process. We don’t share our subscribers contact details with 3rd parties and we don’t SPAM. When you subscribe to this Blog, you only receive information pertaining to post or page updates. However, under these special circumstances, … Read more

Why it takes a village – (Part 2 of 2)

It Takes a Village

In part one, I covered some of our personal experiences and history. We take our parental role seriously and we understand that effective parenting and leadership, is about influence and motivation to positive action. Life has those unknown external elements which are beyond our immediate control; they usually occur through the actions of others. However, … Read more

Truth sayer or sooth sayer

Me and my bike

There was a time when people would say, “just tell me the truth, I can handle it”. As time goes by, those people appear to be at a premium, or they’ve decided to hit the mute button. Contemporary interactions tend to be filled with people willing to hit the mute or delete button when they … Read more

No 26-Wedding Anniversary

Phil and Lois Gayle

I hope you are doing well. We are living in, what I have been calling, interesting times. At the start of 2020 we heard about a virus which was sweeping through parts of Asia but didn’t think it would become as aggressive and as feared by a large percentage, as it has. Bible believing readers … Read more

Happy Fathers Day!

Fathers fist bump

To all my fellow fathers/dads… Who have seen the miracles God has given them, in watching the birth of their children. Who have looked at their babies with fascination and amazement. Who have, not only worked for their children, but have also been ‘there’ to look after, feed them and change their nappies. Who have … Read more

Times and Seasons, Life and Death

Four Seasons

I’m processing right now and taking a moment to share some thoughts. I’ve been working on chapters of the book(s), specifically looking at the parenting side of life as well as ethnicity and colour. I’ve written about my lack of relationship with both my dad and ex-step dad and I’ve also mentioned the relationship I’ve … Read more

Loving and living with Phil Gayle

There is a lot of truth in your spouse being your best friend and fortunately for me I’ve married mine. I’m totally speaking for myself here but I knew that I had found ‘my person’ when we started dating, we were already good friends (we worked at the same place) and I didn’t see a … Read more