The Savvy Wife – book

I was going to call this the Virtuous (and Successful) Woman but there was one problem ladies took one look at the title and thought this is not me. I am not sure if I am successful and I am definitely not sure if I am virtuous. They did not quite get it that the

Is it a calling or a battle?

In the previous two posts I have written about the trials and tribulations I have faced since I thought I was called to be a Baptist minister. I had reached a dead end but then something happened to make me realise that I was facing an obstacle that could be overcome rather than the end

The Good Samaritan

I was in a Facebook group where we were having a discussion about the fact that there are some women who have experienced difficult circumstances who had found that the church was the last place where they got real help and support. Someone then mentioned The Good Samaritan and reminded us that the person who

Making a move

Recently I wrote a post that told the story about how I thought that I should be working towards becoming a Baptist minister. (Free will makes life frustrating) It is a story that ranks high in my list of frustrations over the years. In the beginning I thought the main challenge was having a husband who

Free will makes life frustrating

Free will sounds like a good idea until we get blocked by someone else’s free will. I was in that situation for about 20 years. There was something I wanted to do the choices someone else made meant that I could not do it and that was definitely frustrating. The story starts when I was

Crafty Business Club

The Crafty Business Club is the idea that God’s Lily had at about the time when Safe Haven was getting off the ground. The intention is to help people develop the skills required to run a business. It is crafty in the sense that it uses craft projects to help people learn those skills. The

It is not fair

It is not fair what I see as the reasoning behind developing Lily’s Place is not what other people think is important. You see the way I saw things the important thing was to be ready so when all hell broke lose there was somewhere for people to go. What I saw was a world

Safe Haven -the book

Safe Haven is a prototype project for God’ s Lily. This book is aimed at those who are a bit timid about getting going with their first project.