New Eyes

You have to be displaced from what's comfortable and routine and then you get to see things with fresh eyes, with new eyes. -Amy Tan For those who have experienced a displacement from all that is familiar and routine,  this statement will be self-evident. What about people who have never experienced such a disruption and … Continue reading New Eyes

Clouds – the welcome and the not so welcome.

And now men see not the bright light which is in the clouds: but the wind passeth, and cleanseth them. Job 37:21 Our land is dry and thirsty; clouds in the sky lift our hopes. We are sad when they only dampen the ground as they pass over. Others not far away have been blessed … Continue reading Clouds – the welcome and the not so welcome.

Why am I still here?

It amazed us when Aggie greeted us by name. This was only the second time we had visited her and at our first meeting she had already passed her 100th birthday. Aggie was an amazing lady all round. She did not need hearing aids; she had glasses, but still read a regular print Bible. She walked with a … Continue reading Why am I still here?

Don’t take your vision for granted

I wasn't seeing quite as clearly as I thought I should, but it was difficult to discern just what the problem was. My glasses, perhaps? At the end of last week, when part of a line of text would drop down on the line below, I knew what was happening. Macular degeneration had come again … Continue reading Don’t take your vision for granted

Spring interlude

I had cataract surgery the day after my last post on this blog (almost two weeks ago). The surgery went smoothly, the eye is recovering as it should and my distance vision is now as good without glasses as it was with glasses before the surgery. So far so good. Better than good, wonderful. The … Continue reading Spring interlude