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Elsabe Smit helps people understand the magic and mystery of Love and Life, so that you can regain control of your life. What would you like to resolve?
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Karin Kelly Lawrenz
Karin has spent the past decade coaching, mentoring, motivating people and executives. Her practical, no-nonsense advice and life strategies provide tangible results and skills that help people push through the everyday challenges we all face in life, work, and love.
Grazia Martienssen, shares her memories as a child and her personal journey with us as she develops awareness
Vanessa Anderson has always loved words but like many artists, the vision and the results can clash, recently she has learnt to forgive those indiscretions and just write - because hiding in the message may be a reader desperate for just those words. Sometimes the writer is the paintbrush, not the artist.
Kim Michelle Hewitt
Life Coach and Counsellor
Kim has immeasurable experience in dealing with people in all walks of life. Imagination and creativity and becoming the true you, are high on her list of values. She uses this in her writing of both Emotional intelligence style books as well as her children's fantasy books.
Franky van den Berg
Follow Franky's journey about being an animal advocate, scientist, amateur power-builder, vegan and rebuilding her health one step at a time.
Speaking a Truth that Hurts
by Karin Kelly Lawrenz
We are humans who depend on relationships to survive. As adults, we rarely choose to deliberately do something that will hurt people we know. We especially avoid sharing a truth face-to-face that could embarrass, offend or wound someone we like. The next time you are anxious about sharing an observation that could hurt, first ask .... read more
by Grazia Martienssen
Dad was a hairdresser and a barber by trade, he was also a Jack of all trades. People would call him to fix their appliances, for which he refused to take money. He made beautiful chandeliers for the house and many other things. He also had “out the box” ideas for recycling things e.g. a curtain rail became the top of a railway type gate for our driveway. He always wanted to learn .... read more
Coping With Mental Illness
by Deborah Jordaan
What I'm questioning these days is - Am I responsible for relationships going wrong or do people just not know how to support me? I really try my best to have a relationship with a partner but it gets to a stage where I become withdrawn and think that it's him not understanding me - so I go quiet. Is it me rejecting people because I'm antisocial or is my tolerance level reaching boiling point? I know in my logical mind that it could be me rejecting them because of things happening in the relationship. My mind tells me .... Read more
Age of Aquarius (Part 2)
by Elsabe Smith
If you are familiar with crop circles, you will know how these crop circle patterns have told a story over the last two decades that have become more complex and more fascinating every year. And if you thought that crop circles only occur in European countries, think again. There have been crop circles in parts of Kwa Zulu Natal ..... Read more
Finding Voices in Sunlight
By Vanessa Anderson
When I was a child I spent a great deal of time alone, thinking, it was definitely a time when I was more mindful, less rushed by the expectations of life and the noise around me. It was certainly a different time, things appeared more black and white, complex issues seemed more easily digestible, those that weren’t were not a problem because I had more time to apply my mind to it. Then we went into lock down and the hustle and bustle of normal life ground to a halt, suddenly ..... Read more
Welcome to the Age of Aquarius (Part 1)
by Elsabe Smit
Guess what? We are right inside the dawning of the Age of Aquarius. But what does it mean? The constellations change to a new zodiac sign roughly every 2 150 years. The dawning of the Age of Aquarius indicates that we have been coming out of the Age of Pisces, and we are now entering the new Age of Aquarius. Did this happen in March 2020? Or before that? Or even in the previous century? Apparently, astrologers ….. (Read more)
The Meaning of Life
Franky Van Den Berg
I'm known by many names: Franky, animal activist, microbiologist, the forever student, personal trainer, aspiring power-builder, vegan, spiritualist, pagan (wrongfully named by ignorant beings not knowing of better) or witch, cancer survivor, motivational speaker (although I still stand by that I'm only pointing out the facts), miracle...and all are true. I was an average human being, a personal trainer and student who enjoyed the typical things in life: spending time .... Read more
The Gift of Fear
Karin Kelly Lawrenz
Fear, after all, has allowed humans and the rest of our mammalian family to survive eons, to survive unspeakable dangers. At its core, fear protects life. It fights for life. Many think it is a life-stopping emotion, but think of the many times fear has kept you or those you love safe. Think of the times it has .... read more
It's a subject very few people talk about. What I'm going to write about is based on experience from friends and family members and of my times as a carer. The way children treat their parents.
A parent works for something their whole life and their children want without any idea of what their parent went through to get what they have. They forget it took the parent years to get the business to success.... read more
Mother’s Month. May month always reminds me of my own mom. The life she led, the sacrifices and courage she undertook. Leaving her own beloved country to live in a strange new world.
Over the years, I have written poems to mom, I have included a small selection for you to enjoy .... Read more
“Lost in Translation”
Language problems can be frustrating however, when you look back you can have a good laugh. My mom used to tell a story about a time when she wanted to buy a broom, and my paternal auntie ............ Read more
by Debbie Jordaan
With the world being on lockdown we all try to stay sane by practicing our religions and try fill the time with things we never get the chance to do. We all have different religious views and values but I think we can all agree on the fact that Mother Nature has found a way to regenerate herself as the world is ... Read more
Fear not my Child…
by Kim Michelle Hewitt
Lemon cake was Patunia’s favourite and Proteas certainly always made her smile. The way that each individual part of the flower is formed to perfection and how it fits in and yet seems too advanced for this world somehow. She greeted her friend with glee. Lia was handing out .... Read more
Connection Lost ... Reboot
by Vanessa Anderson
Time, the one thing we surely did not need to stockpile, yet unlike the dwindling ingredients in my grocery cupboard rendering me dumbstruck come supper time, the minutes, hours and days are abundant. We are all starting to feel a little frazzled by the confines of our four walls and even our animals are starting to .... Read more
What Molly Says #26
Molly, our favourite dog shares her life. This month she tells us how the Doggie Doctor diagnosed Christie, her sister. Being a dog, it is a bit too complicated for dearest Molly to explain, so she asked her mommy to tell us more.
A wonderful series well worth reading ......... Read more
The Tension between Inner Self and Outer Self
By: Karin Kelly Lawrenz
The tension between the inner self and outer self is common in the modern world. Each of us is tugged in multiple directions every day and our actions and behaviours do not always align with our core values as a result. However, becoming aware of your inner self and how it balances with your outer self is the foundation for good mental, physical, and spiritual health. An important aspect to consider when .... read more
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