Time

Several weeks ago I found myself trying to figure out how much time I actually get to spend with my husband. I mean, my husband is my best friend, my confidant, my protector, the one person I can be my absolute self with, the one person I trust more than anyone in the...

Ambassadors

  “You were in church on Sunday”, I say to myself after flipping someone off. All of a sudden my heart drops because I know what I did was wrong, no matter how I was feeling when that person cut me off in traffic. [Posts something incredibly crude, but oh so...

A Strange Encounter

Have you ever just been taken aback at how things play out in life? Recently I had a complete stranger come up to me and she just started talking. I had never met her or even seen her before this encounter. On this particular day I was feeling out of place and very...

Layer upon layer

We have just come to the end of our school holidays, I remember at the beginning the kids and I had decided on a few things we wanted to accomplish these school holidays, you know…fun stuff! However, my darling husband decided that over these school holidays that he...

Thirty, Flirty and Thriving???

For the past several weeks I have been struggling over something that may look stupid to most people. I have had countless sleepless nights, days filled with anxiety and moments where I have been so lost in thought that some days it’s a wonder that I return from it!...

This is me

For a long time now I have been wanting to do a blog about me; who I am and what I do. I have thought this over countless times. It’s literally been months on end since Simply Recognize has been born and I have wanted to write this blog since then!   I think God...

Decisions, decisions, decisions…

“Mommy, can we please bake cupcakes today?” a question I get from my kids quite often during each month. My answer is usually, no not today but definitely sometime this week, as soon as mommy gets a chance to. The amount of times we actually bake a month…zero! Empty...

Never give up!

Quite recently I decided that I was going to make kefir. If you don’t know what kefir is, its ok, neither did I until I happened to come across it whilst searching for a way to help my husband with a stomach problem he had. To cut a long story short, I...

Refined

This year has been a hard one so far. It started off rough, I mean it was the first day of the year and my kids both landed up with stomach bugs and I was stuck with toothache. Having sick kids is hard…being in pain with your sick kids is even harder. So...

Little children

Matthew 19 vs 14 says...But Jesus said, “Let the children come to me. Don’t stop them! For the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to those who are like these children.”  Matthew 18 vs 3 & 4 says… then He said” I tell you the truth, unless you turn from your...