Monthly Archives: August 2010

A lesson from Socrates

In ancient Greece, Socrates was reputed to hold knowledge in high esteem, and is still considered to be one of the biggest thinkers. Maybe we can learn a lesson from him: One day an acquaintance met the great philosopher and … Continue reading

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Evolution theory a no go

I have been asked why I do not believe in evolution. My reasons are numerous: the main one being that for the last 52 of my 74 years I have known, loved and served the living Creator God who is … Continue reading

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Part 5 – Religion fails – My decision to become a nun

Whenever memories of that day threatened to enter my mind, I would desperately try to block them out. I would imagine myself alone back in the garden in England, being queen of the buttercups and daisies, watching the daffodils. I … Continue reading

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The worms are biting!

    A workman on a construction crew, each morning as he drove to work, waved and spoke to a young boy at a fishing spot. One day, when he asked if the fish were biting, he received a strange … Continue reading

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Part 4 – Evil personified and I become an ugly freak. (that unforgettable day under the house)

The terrors of that day under the house will never be erased. Frank must have planned that day for some time and waited for an opportunity, or maybe he knew my mother would be at the hospital all that day … Continue reading

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Part 3 – Hopes dashed and constant failure (I don’t deserve to live)

The “maybes” grew less positive each day. I couldn’t understand why my mother married Frank. He was a pain, but in those early days I didn’t realise just how much of a pain he would become or how much of … Continue reading

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Part 2 – My third “father” and hopes for a new life

Life continued after Pierre’s “death.”  I was ridiculed and called a liar at school and when I soon announced that we were now going to Australia instead of Canada things were even worse. You see, my mother brought Frank home.

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