Heart, Soul and Mind

Moms who Care – #PayItForward

June 3, 2016

I am blessed to belong to a wonderful group of Women in the South Peninsula, Cape Town (in the valley). Some of us are connected on a group on Facebook called “South Peninsula Moms” which was started by Nicole Downes. A wonderful thing happened this week. Nadine van der Westhuizen‎ wanted to “bless a deserving mom” and […]

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From Fear to Hope

January 9, 2016

I wasn’t going to say anything, I am still not sure I will even post this… Over the last few weeks we have been bombarded with reports of online hate and racism. Thankfully there have also been counter posts of love and positivity. I don’t think people like Penny Sparrow are necessarily full of hate. […]

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Dear God…

June 27, 2015

Dear God I don’t normally write my prayers out, nor do I publish them online but today I feel impressed to do this. I am not sure why. Maybe, it will help someone. Maybe, it will lift them to look at another day with hope. Maybe, it won’t. You see, today, I have reached the […]

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2014 Thoughts

December 10, 2014

Hello Family Treasures Family. We have been rather quiet recently. We have experienced more loss and heartache, we have lost another friend (just after the birth of her baby), we have had friends and family going through very hard times and it is at times like this that family becomes even more important (and of […]

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Planting Seeds

September 16, 2014

We have all heard the saying “You reap what you sow” but I have been given the opportunity to look at it from a different angle recently when we harvested our first potatoes from our garden. Gardening is hard and you are not always guaranteed results but here is the clincher: You can’t reap what […]

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Pausing: Taking back your Power

September 3, 2014

Today, I have been deeply impressed to “pause”. Now, in previous articles, I have spoken about being still, meditating and taking a moment for yourself. These may all seem like the same thing, however, “pausing” is different. Ok, let me explain it like this. We all know South African taxi drivers, or at least we […]

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