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Keep The Faith

Reflecting on life (and death) enables me to dig deep in my gratitude tank and pull out all the thanks and praise to He who is worthy of it. You will never hear me refer to anyone (who has to eat and use the bathroom just like me) as ‘his excellency’, ‘your royal highness’, ‘your … Read more

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

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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

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

An Editor, A Literary Agent, The Publisher and Dot Com only

Blog platforms like WordPress and Blogger and social media platforms, bring writers together along with the all important ‘readers’. Writing can be a very lonely art, especially if those you know (in real life) are not avid readers, or your subject matter, is of no interest to them. I’m so grateful for the people I … Read more

Why it takes a village – helping young adults to build good long-term relationships & marriage (Pt 1 of 2)

Before the obvious educational establishments, before the rise of the Internet Search Engines, books and libraries were used to increase humankind’s knowledge. Before that, it was word of mouth from family members and community elders, along with cave and wall paintings. Books have lasted the test of time and are still used by those seeking … Read more

The failure of the ‘type’

Human beings can be both fascinating and frustrating in equal measure, most are able to exercise our rights of ‘choice’, sometimes to our own detriment. On one hand, we have an ability to learn from mistakes, however, on the other, some repeatedly make intentional bad choices. People who are emotionally and mentally balanced, would consider … Read more

Never alone

The holiday season is a time when most slow down and begin to think about spending some quality time with friends and family. Life isn’t all about work and this may come as a shock to some…work and earning money is important but we can be rich in more ways than financially, there is actually … Read more

You know you’re ready

So you’re single and secure, you don’t have any baggage, you refuse to settle, you utilise your time constructively, you’re holistically developing yourself, you’ve acknowledged that you are in the 2nd state of being single, you have an understanding of what constitutes as real riches and you have the correct perspective of love and colour, … Read more

It’s not in the stars

Many see them as a joke; some think there may be something in them, while others allow their lives to be completely dictated by them. There are some who believe that their personality and character types are determined by the time, day and month they were born. Some also hold to the belief that the … Read more