Tag Archives: family

One stitch at a time

“Lord grant that I may see the stitch until my dying day When the last short thread has been clipped and the scissors tucked away The work that I have done that other folk may see The pleasure that I have known Lord in the skills you gave to me”. Reading these words reminded me […]

Moments for memories

Memories never change they last for ever They are treasures held deep within the soul A tune, a song, a phrase, a spoken word A scene, families and loved ones together Flipping through photos brings laughter The clothes, hair styles, antics at special occasions They have to be seen to believed Mistakes are forgiven and […]

Memories of my first house

Life has challenges when moving from house to house for so many reasons; each house has its own story with its own atmosphere. I can always recall the first house I lived in. It was not until I revisited it after about fifty years that I realised the struggle that my parents must have had […]

Merry Christmas

Christmas means different thing for different people For all walks of life there expectations and feelings differ The needy the lonely, homeless, bereaved, and disabled Those who have lost their will to believe in themselves and their faith in society find it hard on this occasion The Christmas story is told in churches homes and parades […]

Walking the Land

Tribes of aborigines roamed the land Large gum trees and bushes were their shelter Kangaroos, emus, and wild life were plentiful A canoe carved from a gum tree used for fishing Water being abundant, their life a peaceful existence Large tracts of land were divided up and settled Driving the aborigines into extinction Scottish families […]