...a plate on life

relating to relationships…

I have done them all, or at least tried to. I have chatted up a storm for a quick fling “hunted” for a life partner, searched for a wife. I have cried myself to sleep on more occasions than a guy would want to admit to in this testosterone driven world we live in…for what? A woman… And the truth is after all that, the only thing that I could get out of it was that I am human, I can hurt, I can feel: in every essence of my being , I (like all macho’d, buffed up men) contrary to popular believe possess a heart with blood, meat, veins and all those things that make it tick and I promise you, oh boy, can it hurt! I have been batted from point A to Z.  I have been tossed and turned in the excessively hot cauldron of so called lost love…blah, blah, blah! “It seems you just not meant for real ...

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Plough the land

I was walking from work this afternoon and looking at freshly ploughed soil between the vines and it struck a nerve. For the new seasons seeds to be sowed the soil must be ploughed, the top hard layer must be broken up and aired. This is the only way that maximum growth and effectiveness would be achieved. This made me think how much this is true of our daily lives, when God wants to sow new seeds in our lives there will be a preparation time. A time when the soil will be prepared, ploughed, raked, stones removed and so forth. Normally these times are not nice; there is pain and discomfort, frustration and anger, basically just a whole lot of hurt. We might thought we have dealt with something in our past, but God knows that for the new seeds He wants to sow we need some more ploughing, ...

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So what are you doing with yours?

1 Corinthians 12:4-6 “Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who empowers them all in everyone.” (ESV) Last night I had the pleasure of spending a quiet evening at home watching some television. With only a national talent search and Paralympic highlights to watch, I actually stood amazed at the amount of talent and just sheer guts that we as a country possess. A country that people so often criticise (myself included) for numerous faults and wrong doings, but it takes people like this, people that actually do not have the ability that I have and yet they go and achieve so much more, something much greater, they actually outperform most able bodied people....

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WOWEEEEEEE!

The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there words, whose voice is not heard. Their voice goes out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them he has set a tent for the sun, (Psalm 19:1-4 ESV)

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Recipes

Quick Cheats Nachos

Quick Cheats Nachos Time: about 45 min Oven: +-230°C – grill function Servings: plus minus 6-8 Ingredients: Chili beef mince /    1 medium onion /    2 cloves of garlic crushed /    1kg beef mince /    2 tbsp. tomato paste /    2 tsp. smoked paprika /    1 cup of beef stock( good shop bought one will do) /    1 tin Mexican styled chopped tomatoes /    1 tin drained red kidney beans /    salt and pepper to taste /    handful of chopped coriander Finishing touches: /    1 large packet of your favorite Dorito’s /    250ml sour cream(shop bought tub works perfect) /    1 ½  cup grated cheddar . Side dishes /    2 avocado’s /    1 medium tomato /    2 tbsp. chopped coriander /    ½ a lemon’s juice /    salt and pepper /    lettuce shredded /    cherry tomatoes  Meth

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...a plate on life

LEO TOLSTOY

Attack me,I do this myself,but attack me rather than the path I follow and which I point out to anyone who asks me where I think it lies. If I know the way home and am walking along it drunkenly, is it any less the right way because I am staggering from side to side! LEO TOLSTOY

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