Because even though you had 20 years…..it just somehow doesn’t seem like it was enough.
You ask yourself so many questions…
Did you teach them the right lessons?
Did you read them enough books as a child?
Spend enough time playing with them?
How many school parties did you have to miss?
Do they really know how much you love them?
What could I have done better as a parent?
August is always such a beautiful month for me . In my native country of Zimbabwe, August is spring time. It represents the budding and springing you of new things. I get excited! Growing up, August was always school holidays. It meant visiting my maternal grandmother in the country side, being spoilt on farm produceContinue reading “Hello August”
Thank you Lord that you are a sun and shield around our children. Help them to understand and appreciate Your help and sustenance. May they know that in You is refuge and strength. We lift up in prayer those children and their families who may be going through very difficulty and challenging times, wouldContinue reading “Day 2”
Day 10 “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth. The archer sees the mark upon the path of the infinite, and He bends you with His might that His arrows may go swift and far. Let your bending in the archer’s hand be for gladness; For even asContinue reading “Mama”
Day 6 May your choices reflect your hopes and not your fears’ Nelson Some days I wake up with an enormous sense responsibility in raising our children to be everything that they are meant to be. That can be crippling when the what if’s are glaring at you. I do not know about you butContinue reading “Choice”
Day -2 This hope [this confident assurance] we have as an anchor of the soul [it cannot slip and it cannot break down under whatever pressure bears upon it]–a safe and steadfast hope that enters within the veil [of the heavenly temple, that most Holy Place in which the very presence of God dwells],” HEBREWSContinue reading “Anchor”
I am alive and well and for that I’m grateful . I give thanks to the Lord for His many blessings towards me. For those who remember I started my gratitude jar on the 15th of February. Since then, I have realised so many things and achieved so much personally, professionally and socially. Somehow, myContinue reading “Grateful”
Webinar We were talking motherhood and well being on the webinar this evening. The ladies acknowledged that life can be busy and hectic but taking time out to recharge is important. We also acknowledged that as diaspora parents, lack of extended family support is a massive challenge. Some of the comments from the attendees: ”Continue reading “Motherhood and well being”
Webinar Very emotive and exciting discussion this evening on the parenting webinar. We established that God is the one who made us stewards for these children, we can go back to Him for help, counsel and guidance. For most of us first generation migrant parents, the environment and cultural expectations can be challenging. Strategies sharedContinue reading “Expectations”