Thursday, 23 February 2012

For you...




For the love you brought and gave so selflessly and utterly unconditionally, the joy, faith and happiness that you surrounded everyone with, your infectious laughter and warm smile, your radiant beauty, the way you lit up any room when you walked in, and the honour and pride of knowing you and having had you in my life, I remember your life with the deepest love and warmest memories, and thank the Lord for your birth, and amazing life you shared with us.





A Mother's Love


A Mother's love is something
that no one can explain,
It is made of deep devotion
and of sacrifice and pain,
It is endless and unselfish
and enduring come what may
For nothing can destroy it
or take that love away . . .
It is patient and forgiving
when all others are forsaking,
And it never fails or falters
even though the heart is breaking . . .
It believes beyond believing
when the world around condemns,
And it glows with all the beauty
of the rarest, brightest gems . . .
It is far beyond defining,
it defies all explanation,
And it still remains a secret
like the mysteries of creation . . .
A many splendored miracle
man cannot understand
And another wondrous evidence
of God's tender guiding hand.


                                                ~ Helen Steiner Rice







Today, like every other day, I am thankful for having known  and being blessed with the the most incredible, beautiful woman that I would ever know in my life. The immeasurable kindness and happiness you blessed us with,  and for believing in us and that no dream is too big, is most certainly a 'Mother's Faith'.

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Goodbye Whitney.


Thankyou....for the music!




An icon...... a legendary exceptional classic with an indefinable voice that brings warmth within you and reaches those notes 'up there' ever so magically!!

We all have one song, a few songs or almost all her songs that we can relate to at some stage in our life, be it that first crush, first love,that first slow dance, moments of great friendship, having immeasurable hope, inspiration for the love of children, trying to see that for a moment in a song we CAN have world peace, the painful times of loss and love, the encouraging moments for women to realise their strength, and standing by and believing in your faith.




She has shared or played some part in our lives, whether we knew it or not.
Her incredible talent for touching millions of hearts across the globe, will be dearly dearly missed. And somehow, now, everytime we hear her beautiful songs, we will remember and think of her in a different light, and not just another one of her songs on the radio.














Rest in peace.....may you use your magical voice and sing with the angels in heaven above!

Whitney Elizabeth Houston (9 August 1963~11 February 2012)

Monday, 13 February 2012

Don't Give Up!

'Patience is a virtue'



Pic from here

Like anything in life, we need to have patience and the faith never to give up,be it the dreams we have in life, relationships, or challenges that are hurdled our way.
We all have dreams and aspirations in life that most times and sometimes seem so within reach, because we tend to make most of them attainable, rather than 'that trip to the moon one day'...which by the way is not actually very far fetched today!

The time frame for these dreams may vary accordingly. They may not always be within our actual timing, sometimes surprising us with a most natural and sooner than expected occurrence.
At times, they seem to grow further and further away, and become out of reach and eventually out of sight.
We work so hard to get to that point to achieving that goal, only to have more obstacles come our way. Life would probably be a bog standard routine day if we didn't have some of these challenges to face. It's not about throwing in the towel, and giving in, when it gets tough. When something is worth the importance to you, don't lose focus of your goal, even though the road might be a challenging one....it's all part of the journey.




People tend to give up on relationships so easy these days, as though love were worth nothing, and they forget the reasons that brought them together in the first place. It's about standing together with the one you love, and not giving up together!
Life is not about us giving up when we feel we can't handle a situation or circumstance that arises. It's about charging through the hurdles with faith, courage, confidence and belief.

Nothing is out of our reach, if it is our hearts desire, and we stand firm to it.


Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.
Psalm 27:14 KJV



When you are at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt


THE RACE AND CHALLENGE IS OURS TO COMPLETE...BY NEVER GIVING UP!!

Life can be awesome for you!
                                                           Have a blessed day.

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

FOOTPRINTS

Everyone goes through challenges in their everyday life. We tend to take on so many needless burdens. For sure this road we're on, we're not alone.
Prayer and faith can get you through.

You may seem so alone in your trials and tribulations, but no matter how heavy the weight is, you can be reassured that it is miniscule to the burden that many others are carrying, and your weight is lightened along your journey.

John 3:16

New International Version (NIV)
16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.



Pic from here


 
If we can see the good in everyone's heart, 
we will see the angels that God brings into our lives.








 









Sunday, 5 February 2012

The month of LOVE


Verses from here
 Corinthians 13: 4-7

It's a leap year, and some guys will probably be expecting their dear sweetheart girlfriends to propose to them, or, it provides a bold opportunity for a girl to ask the young man out whom she's had an eye on, on the last day of February, the 29th......
hmmm...what are the chances??

If it's meant to be, who can hold back and why should you. Love can overcome all challenges and obstacles, if you believe that it can happen, then love will find a way(God guided). Who's to decide what rules there are, and what rules should be made when it comes to love? In love there are no rules. You are who you are, and need to be accepted for that. As unconventional as it may sometimes get, it is your lives and happiness that really matter in the end.
You could call it a 'a leap of faith for love'.

In the bigger scheme of things, we have the one life, the one life where we don't choose who we love (given there are cultures that accept and allow this), but rather, a love enters your life in the most unexpected way, when you're not looking.
Everyone in their own way deserves to be loved, and deserves the happiness that comes with it.

So this may be the month to make certain life changing decisions, if you know and feel it in your heart, what do you have to lose, aside from the love of your life?







                                        
                               Love builds bridges where there are none.

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