It's ironic. Looking back through this blog, it seems I mainly write posts about coping with hard times, and wondering if I can see God in them. From taking up my guitar and singing church songs when I am just not in the mood for it (here and here) to euthanasing runts, there seems to…Read more When your life needs a Plan B: Life sucks but God is good
What's your superpower? This phrase is normally accredited to Stan Lee, but in various forms it is pre-dated by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1908, and a biblical variant is in the book of Luke. Most of us, however, will remember these words as being said by Benjamin "Ben" Parker, the uncle of Peter Parker /…Read more “With great power there must also come great responsibility.”
Monday 4.11.13 is not a day that I want to repeat in hurry. It's been a couple of weeks now and last week was just too busy to be able sit down and put something together. Sisu Just under half the size of his brothers, Sisu, the runt of Dream's second litter, was born second…Read more A puppy called Courage
It had been a tough week. One duckling got a kicked in the wrist playing football, the other one is struggling with homework, Mother Duck seemed to be buying things we didn't need (don't ask, I can't remember any more), the house was filling up with boxes, we had to sell the car, Mega-corp is…Read more It’s all coming up roses ..
As some will know, Dream is a three year old Miniture Snowzer Sknautzer Schnauzer. She's a little introverted, but otherwise typical. She loves attention, fighting games, tug-o-war, chasing in the forest, etc. She's not however keen about being groomed. Clipping her claws is a nightmare but she has got used to having floppy frog-sized ticks…Read more Darn dog!
After an eventful morning I was challenged to think about the difference between necessity and privilege, and how we distinguish between the two. Necessity and privilege lie at opposite ends of a spectrum and at various points along this line, we place things of importance to us. Food, water, love, friends, possessions etc. are part…Read more Necessity versus Privilege