BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
By Deanna Pitchford Jill is waiting for her husband to come home.  As the minutes tick by she wonders where he could be. He is never this late. Why hasn’t he phoned?  Perhaps he had an accident and is lying, dead, in a ditch somewhere along the side of the road.  Perhaps she will have to raise their three children by herself.  That would mean going back to work full-time and who will care for .

Daddy’s Little Girl

Daddy’s Little Girl
By: Karen Collum   I earned the title “Daddy’s Little Girl” the moment I was born. My older brother had arrived three years earlier and another brother joined the family nine years after me, but I was the only daughter. My dad loved all of us kids beyond measure, but he felt a special kind of protectiveness for me. He felt an extra burden to look after me and keep me safe which lasted .

FRAZZLED

FRAZZLED
By: Esther Espinoza GIGI BLOG She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said.  But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, “Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!” Luke 10:39-40(NIV) “My idea of serving dinner is not flat bread, goats’ .

EGG MUFFINS FOR ANYTIME

EGG MUFFINS FOR ANYTIME
Recipe by: Marianne Fernance from Passion4health                                     INGREDIENTS Spring onion Chopped tomatoes as required Onion as required Grated zucchini Fresh coriander 6 eggs Black pepper Salt to taste 2 tbsp almond milk (milk of your choice)  *(You can also add spinach, ricotta cheese, bell peppers and lots more as per your taste). Instructions Preheat oven at 200 .

BOOK REVIEW

BOOK REVIEW
By: Lisette Book: Joseph Author: Terri L. Fivash Rating: 10/10 Ages: 13+ “You can’t! You can’t do this to me! Come back! You can’t leave me here – Abi love me best!” The dark and damp stone curving above me threw my screams back into my face. Light from the small round opening directly above blurred as tears left wet streaks down my cheeks. “Abi loves me best,” I repeated, choking on my sobs. .

Once addicted, now FREE!!

Once addicted, now FREE!!
By: Bronwen Healy http://www.hopefoundation.org.au/ When I was younger, I had dreams of growing up, going to University and becoming a famous Australian-born Hollywood film director, renowned for telling stories that changed people’s lives. I definitely NEVER would have thought that I would grow up (or not grow up, as the case may be) and just two weeks short of completing my final year of high school, try pot for the first time. I would .

ARE YOU RUNNING ON EMPTY?

ARE YOU RUNNING ON EMPTY?
Try This to Refill Your Tank By Cindi McMenamin If you’ve ever felt like giving up from sheer exhaustion, I know how you feel.  Life seems to be going in a million different directions. There are so many things for you to do in so little time.  Kids are pulling at you or your job is pushing you. Responsibilities abound. And there’s only one of you. I, too, know what it’s like to feel .

BEAN NACHOS

BEAN NACHOS
Bean Nachos –  Sanitarium Recipes Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes   1 large avocado, halved and stone removed 2 teaspoons lemon juice 2 x 425g cans salt reduced mild chilli beans 1 x 250g packet baked corn chips 1 cup grated low fat cheese 1⁄2 cup plain low fat yoghurt   Pre heat oven to 200°C Grease six small individual ovenproof dishes and arrange on a baking tray. In a small .

HIS PRINCESS – Finding Truth in a World of Lies

HIS PRINCESS – Finding Truth in a World of Lies
By: Karen Collum Everywhere I look, I’m bombarded with images of perfection. Airbrushed beyond recognition, stick-thin, wrinkle-free models with perfect teeth tell me I’ll be desirable, clever, beautiful and the envy of women the world over if only I eat/drink/wear/buy a particular product. And then I go home and look in the mirror. Reality bites. As a mid-30s mother of four, the grey hairs are starting to sprout, wrinkles are beginning to hold a .

OVERFLOWING WITH GOD

OVERFLOWING WITH GOD
By: Rochelle Melville I believe God is the answer to all of life’s problems and the action I take because of this is something I call daily God Time. Sometimes I study and pray for specific wisdom and clarity. Often I just want God to get me get through each day being a caring spouse, mother and neighbour. God Time gives me power and changes me. I’m nicer to be around after God and .