Sunday, November 30, 2008
Thursday, November 27, 2008
Monday, November 24, 2008
Which makes me think: Have you put in some good seed today? It is never too late. There is someone waiting just for you. Enjoy sowing ...... the harvest will be plentiful and awesome.
Sunday, November 23, 2008
Saturday, November 22, 2008
Friday, November 14, 2008
Here are some of the golden soapy moments (WARNING: Do not try this at home or in a thunderstorm:
Photo 1: Getting ready for lift-off
Photo 3: The "Boeing 747 take-off manoeuvre". The angle of the head has to be in just the right
place to catch your breath and make you miss the ton of soap and bubbles at the end
of the runway.
Photo 4: Bad landing - or as we call it - a "Blind Landing manoeuvre"
And that is what they say in Africa: TIA (This is Africa)
And lastly: The "Big Pile-up". Ground control had no control!
Thursday, November 13, 2008
After Rwanda I cannot close my eyes and ears anymore .... would ya take a minute ..... please!
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Sunday, November 09, 2008
Saturday, November 08, 2008
Thursday, November 06, 2008
- Pray .... never under estimate the fact that God has great mechanical angels that He will deploy the moment you call on them;
- I usually suck on a fuel hose somewhere in the engine .... and hey it really works;
- I always carry a spanner (no. 10) .... I hit a few things (and the locals love it) ..... and then I pray more, because my name is on the "weighing scale";
- I turn the ignition key and if it goes I usually scream louder than my passengers and speed away .... until the next time.
The good news is that we have made so many people happy because of a generous man out there who made this possible. I want to thank him today. I want to thank everyone that supports us during these difficult financial times. May God bless you.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008
We start the day with a Bible story, colouring in competition and Bible quizzes .... and some memorization .......... and great prizes too.
Drinking cool drink with a straw with only 5 seconds to spare ..... nearly impossible ..... but nice!
Water games galore - with temperatures soaring at 40 degrees the water games were a real treat for the thankful kids.
From a hot and humid Mozambique I greet all my friends in the USA -- (and those elsewhere who may be interested)!
You have a new President Elect!
I for one - but I think the overwhelming majority of our politically aware South African and Mozambiquean people, rejoice with you and give thanks.
MY prayer is that God will protect Barak Obama from all sides -
May he be granted the courage and the strength to stand by the high morals and strong convictions and the promises of positive change he has propounded during his campaign, so that he will not be swayed by the self-seeking powerful who always gravitate towards those in authority.
Above all may Obama be protected against the pursuit (even secretly) of personal popularity and power! -- It is so true that "power corrupts" - and so does vanity..... May God keep him humble and wise and intrepid, and grant him and his supporters the insight to seek the advice and co-operation of their opponents in all important matters of state, so together they will be able to truly work for the good of the whole American Nation - and by so doing, also, as far as possible, for the good of all the nations.
Thinking of you with love, gratitude and in friendship!
Tuesday, November 04, 2008
Thought I would make this very serious matter a little lighter with the following:
One sunny day in 2009, an old man approached the White House from across Pennsylvania Ave, where he’d been sitting on a park bench. He spoke to the US Marine standing guard and said, “I would like to go in and meet with President Bush.”
The Marine looked at the man and said, “Sir, Mr. Bush is no longer president and no longer resides here.”
The old man said, “Okay” and walked away.
The following day, the same man approached the White House and said to the same Marine, “I would like to go in and meet with President Bush.”
The Marine again told the man, “Sir, as I said yesterday, Mr. Bush is no longer president and no longer resides here.”
The man thanked him and, again just walked away.
The third day, the same man approached the White House and spoke to the very same US Marine, saying “I would like to go in and meet with President Bush.”
The Marine, understandably agitated at this point, looked at the man and said, “Sir, this is the third day in a row you have been here asking to speak to Mr. Bush. I’ve told you already that Mr. Bush is no longer the president and no longer resides here. Don’t you understand?”
The old man looked at the Marine and said, “Oh, I understand. I just love hearing it.”
The Marine snapped to attention, saluted, and said, “See you tomorrow, Sir.”
Enough said ..... blessings to all!