7. Today I am thankful for …

Spending time with like-minded people is energising and motivating. Today I spent the afternoon with three girlfriends. Our first choice of a restaurant for lunch was fully booked, as was the second, but the third cafe had a lounge we could sit in until a table became available. Sinking into the large comfy leather two-seater…

6. Today I am thankful for …

A friend became a grandmother for the second time yesterday. We shared in her joy in the birth of her new granddaughter. It made me think of the hope new life brings. It reminded me of the birth of our first grandchild; a grandson.  Odin Basil Strydom.  All the promise wrapped in that small body.…