I have always loved to observe fathers and their children and big brothers and their smaller siblings.
Link to original article from B.B.C. on Why Finnish babies sleep in a cardboard box? For 75 years, Finland’s expectant mothers have been given a box by the state. It’s like a starter kit of clothes, sheets and toys that can even be used as a bed. And some say it helped Finland make one of the world’s lowest […]
In Danish we have two words for grandmother. A grandmother on mother’s side is “Mormor”, mother’s mother and a grandmother on father’s side is “farmor”, father’s mother. My parents & Emry and Asta my grand parents and our first summer 1951 I don’t know how it is in other languages but here in my country it’s like you have to […]
A question about Hans Christian Andersen from a Fellow blogger helped me to read some of his wise stories again.
Last Friday I was telling you a story while we were having coffee. My husband and I were going to take a trip in the footsteps of a boy from Funen in Denmark who would later become a very famous Danish-American called “The Builder of the West”. He was born in 1864 and died in 1933 and his name was Hans […]
My mother used to say Did you remember to take a look around if you have everything? when I and my children had left. Then she would collect the forgotten items and send the most important ones. I sent a bunch of house keys yesterday.
Writing gives me a deep satisfaction
Due to a difficult time in my youth I battled a lot with fear and anxiety even after I became a Christian in my twenties. These words and similar promises from Isaiah 12:2-3 made me feel that I could look at my day with some confidence. After a day’s work as a student nurse I could see that I […]
Definition of the word Integrity from the Oxford advanced learner’s Dictionary of Current English: Quality of being honest and upright in character, a state or condition of being complete Psalm 97:11 Amplified Bible: Light is sown for the uncompromisingly righteous and strewn along their pathway, and joy for the upright in heart, the irrepressibly joy which comes from consciousness of […]
Sometimes you are only recognized for a good deed many years after your death. Thomas Coram who spent 20 years fighting for a "Foundling Hospital" was removed from the board ten years before his death.