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Slump: a period of decline or deterioration during which a person performs slowly, inefficiently or ineffectively.

Now from time to time we all experience a bit of a slump, even the most motivated of us and after all it is completely normal. 812 more words

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I am Mess

Tired of waking up in the morning. Waking up to get ready and off to work. The drive is always long. I always try to make use of long rides. 354 more words


The Promise of Rain

We had some much-needed and long awaited rain this weekend.¬† It was nowhere near enough to make even the slightest impact on Cape Town’s horribly low dam levels, but it was very very welcome. 72 more words


Breaking Out

Friday the 13th of  November 2015; the day I well and truly broke out of my comfort zone.

There wasn’t exactly anything wrong with my comfort zone but it had become highly predictable and mundane, it was what all comfort zones are supposed to be; familiar and with minimal surprises. 598 more words


Back to the Lighthouse (again)

Slangkop Lighthouse is like a colossal magnet the way it keeps pulling me back to try and capture the perfect shot.  I should have waited until there were dramatic clouds and a blazing autumn sky to photograph, but this iconic landscape still gives me something different every time I drive there at sunset.


Mother's Day, one holiday in the life of a working pastor mom

For me mother’s day is getting up around 6am to help my children get ready for church.

I get their clothing (laundry being the only thing my husband doesn’t like to do AT ALL). 2,880 more words

A Day in the Life of a Tree

“Good morning, squirrel,” Mr. Oaks said with a grandfatherly voice to his lovely guest searching for food. His name had caused much confusion in the tree world – for he was a Maple – and he detested meeting Oaks due to their largely negative attitude toward life and bad temper. 1,039 more words

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