The complexity that is me


I’m a complex person, we all are.  Our genetic make up is incredible, the way our physical body works, the way our mind has been put together, our individual personalities and emotions. We are complex by design.  There’s a lot we can do to increase our complexity in a positive way, as we learn to […]

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Willing to jump in the mud 


A doctor walking past was willing to jump in the cold mud on the bank of the Brisbane river and take over CPR. It’s a pretty incredible story and a truly miraculous series of events. So many people involved in different ways is what makes it so great and of course the fact that our […]

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Silver spoon

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I’m the kind of person that bursts into song when I hear a word that triggers a song I know.  I love it when people join in with me, but sometimes I get strange looks – and that’s ok. The song that I want to belt out when I hear the word silver or spoon […]

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Diffusing the doubt 


There is no such thing as Brownie points with God. There is nothing we can do to make Him love us more and there is nothing we can do to make Him love us less. He is our creator God who absolutely loves us, His only creation made for the soul purpose of relationship with […]

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Bragging rights 

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The dream home, the nice car, the marriage and family we’ve always dreamed about. Nothing happens over night, there’s always a process and many stepping stones to success.  Sometimes it’s hard to know which step is next, but if we keep a sweet heart and not take offence; it will either be a lesson learned […]

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When my head hits the pillow


In the movie ‘I Don’t Know How She Does It’ Sarah Jessica Parker stars as a successful career woman, married with two young children.  The focus is on her strive to find balance in it all and when her head hits the pillow at night, her brain rarely switches off as she runs through the […]

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Glory Box 


I have a pink towel embroided with my name. It’s probably at least 20 years old and still in great condition.  I only started using it recently because it sat in my glory box for many years. The glory box tradition, of keeping certain items for making a home, was special to me as soon as […]

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I hate mopping floors

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I hate mopping floors, it’s my least favourite cleaning job. I don’t mind vacuuming and sweeping because I want my floors to look clean; I just don’t like mopping.  Mopping takes the most effort and probably goes a lot further in actually making the floors clean, but a good vacuum makes it look good. It’s […]

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Happy people just don’t…

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There are few movies I know well enough to quote from, but one of them is a ‘Legally Blonde’ quote from the moment Elle wins the court case when she argues, “Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Happy people just don’t shoot their husbands, they just don’t.” It’s a strong enough argument to […]

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Trim, taut and terrific! 

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My gorgeous sister-in-law used these words: trim, taught and terrific to describe this gorgeous little pregnant bundle.  I told her right then and there, that’s going to be the title of my new blog! I’ve discussed the ‘comparison game’ before. We all know it, we all do it. I want this blog to reflect the […]

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